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A Pa Oha Warning

 Collection
Identifier: 82-48
Pyramid Lake Paiute legend about catching a water baby (pa oha) at the lake, as told by Sampson to Peggy Lear Bowen. Also included is an autobiographical sketch of Sampson.

Dates

  • 1980

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

0.4 Linear Feet (7 leaves)

Abstract

Pyramid Lake Paiute legend about catching a water baby (pa oha) at the lake, as told by Sampson to Peggy Lear Bowen. Also included is an autobiographical sketch of Sampson.

Biographical Note

Dewey Sampson was a member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute tribe of Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accessioned with title "Legend" in July 1982, accession number 82-48.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1983-11
Title
Guide to A Pa Oha Warning
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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