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Wovoka

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: approximately 1856-1932

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Margaret M. Wheat Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 83-24
Abstract Papers collected or created by Wheat in her professions as an ethnologist and geologist, her involvement in Nevada State Parks, and during her work of making oral histories of elder Paiute Tribal members. Of special note are files on Ichthyosaur State Park and Dr. Charles L. Camp; controversies within the State Park Commission; Northern Paiute linguistics; a scrapbook compiled by J. D. Oliver as Superintendent of the Nevada Indian School; Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins; Jack Wilson (Wovoka); Edward...

The Jack Wilson Story

 Collection
Identifier: NC03
Abstract Storekeeper in Yerington, Nevada and longtime acquaintance and secretary of Wovoka. Brief biography of the Paiute Indian Wovoka (Jack Wilson), prophet of the Ghost Dance.