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

Dewey Sampson was a member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute tribe of Nevada. Pyramid Lake Paiute legend about catching a water baby (pa oha) at the lake, as told by Sampson to Peggy Lear Bowen in 1980. 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

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