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Shoshonean Tribes: Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Eastern California: A Report to the Commissioner of Indians

 Collection
Identifier: NC487
Report attempts to relate Shoshonean culture change to plans and objectives of the Indian Reorganization Act (I.R.A.) of 1934; the work is based on Steward's ethnographic studies in the field.,Includes evaluation of the diversities among the tribes, placement on reservations, tribal understanding of the I.R.A., and Steward's recommendations. Accompanying the report are letters between Roy Nash and W.W. Hill which discuss the report's treatment by the Indian Office.

Dates

  • 1936-1937

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 (34 leaves)

Abstract

Report attempts to relate Shoshonean culture change to plans and objectives of the Indian Reorganization Act (I.R.A.) of 1934; the work is based on Steward's ethnographic studies in the field.,Includes evaluation of the diversities among the tribes, placement on reservations, tribal understanding of the I.R.A., and Steward's recommendations. Accompanying the report are letters between Roy Nash and W.W. Hill which discuss the report's treatment by the Indian Office.

Biographical Note

Juian Steward was an ethnographer on the staff of the Smithsonian Institution.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Report donated from Roy Nash, via UNR Chancellor Neil D. Humphrey; Sacramento Indian Agency; 01/22/70.
Title
Guide to the Shoshonean Tribes: Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Eastern California: A Report to the Commissioner of Indians
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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