Yahooskin (Northern Paiute) Oral History Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: 96-24

Scope and Contents

Includes audio tape interviews of Irwin Weiser, a Klammath Falls, Oregon, Northern Paiute Yahooskin speaker, by Tim Thornes; index to the tapes; and Thornes' field notes. Weiser speaks of his subgroup of Northern Paiute Indians, the Yahooskin; their language; culture; lifeways; myths and tales; and history and relation of the Yahooskin to other southern Oregon, northern Nevada, and northeastern California tribes.

Dates

  • 1995-1996

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Administrative History

Graduate linguistics student at the University of Oregon whose field work among the Yahooskin subgroup of the Northern Paiute Indians in southeastern Oregon was supported by a grant from the Sven Liljeblad Foundation.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Irwin Weiser, a Klammath Falls, Oregon, Northern Paiute Yahooskin speaker speaks of his subgroup of Northern Paiute Indians, the Yahooskin; their language; culture; lifeways; myths and tales; and history and relation of the Yahooskin to other southern Oregon, northern Nevada, and northeastern California tribes (1995-1996).

Arrangement

Unarranged

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Tim Thornes; Oregon

Title
A Guide to the Yahooskin (Northern Paiute) Oral History Interviews
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)