Yahooskin (Northern Paiute) Oral History Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: 96-24
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.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

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).

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.

Arrangement

Unarranged

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Tim Thornes; Oregon
Title
A Guide to the Yahooskin (Northern Paiute) Oral History Interviews
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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