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Catherine S. Fowler Papers

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Identifier: 2015-11
Abstract

Catherine S. "Kay" Fowler (1940- ) is an American anthropologist whose research has focused on Paiute and Shoshone peoples of the Great Basin. The collection contains Fowler and Margaret Wheat's research on Sarah Winnemucca, duplicate tapes of Great Basin indigenous music collected by Dr. Tom Vennum of the Smithsonian Folklife Program and items for research in Paradise Valley; and duplicate tapes of Ghost Dance music from Shoshone women made by Dr. Judith Vander in Wind River, Wyoming.

Dates: circa 1965-2010

Numa Speakers at McDermitt: Language Retention Video Project

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Identifier: NC1349
Abstract

The Nimi Storytelling: Tools for Language Preservation grant was a documentary video project that was part of an ongoing effort to preserve the Numu language at Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Reservation in northern Nevada. The collection contains original video tapes made for the documentary between 1995 and 1996.

Dates: 1995-2013

Yahooskin (Northern Paiute) Oral History Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: 96-24
Abstract Tim Thornes was a graduate student in Linguistics at the University of Oregon whose field work was completed among the Yahooskin of the Northern Paiute Indians in southeastern Oregon. The collection contains interviews with Irwin Weiser a Klammath Falls, Oregon, Northern Paiute Yahooskin speaker, and copies of fieldnote books by Thornes. Weiser speaks of the Yahooskin language, culture, lifeways, myths and tales, history, and relation of the Yahooskin to other southern Oregon, northern...
Dates: 1995-1996