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JoAnne Peden Collection on the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation

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Identifier: NC1329
Abstract JoAnne Peden is an anthropologist who works primarily with the Paiute Tribes in Nevada. The collection contains materials from Professor Elmer Rusco concerning the McDermitt Reservation, Paiute Indian history, his paper delivered to the Great Basin Anthropological Conference (1984), notes, some correspondence, and copies of National Archives documents. It also includes copies of oral history interview transcripts made by Peden with Paiute individuals for UNR Oral History Program and a draft...
Dates: 1965-2006

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

Recollections of her life in the Army

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Identifier: 99-70
Abstract

Fanny Dunbar Corbusier's recollections include her childhood in New Orleans; marriage to William Henry Corbusier in 1869; his medical practice in Ft. McDermitt, Nevada, from 1869-1872; Paiute Indians at Ft. McDermitt, including Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins; and their stay at other western Army posts in Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska, and Wyoming. Material from 1918.

Dates: 1918