Paiute Indians -- Languages
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Irwin Weiser, a Klammath Falls, Oregon, Northern Paiute Yahooskin speaker speaks of his subgroup of Northern Paiute Indians, the Yahooskin; their language; culture; lifeways; myths and tales; and history and relation of the Yahooskin to other southern Oregon, northern Nevada, and northeastern California tribes (1995-1996).