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American Indian Oral History: Dennis Banks to Sam Moves Camp, Interview Date: late 1976, Date Digitized: 1/27/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au080

Scope and Contents

This is a recorded message from Dennis Banks for Sam Moves Camp and was made by Banks late in 1976. Banks talked about his earlier years and his lack of knowledge regarding Native American religion and the Sun Dance. Banks also described the first Sun Dance he organized. He restarted the Sun Dances for Native American people which celebrates religion, tradition, and respect. Banks ended with a few words for Sam Moves Camp and a pledge to always be a Sun Dancer.


  • Interview Date: late 1976
  • Date Digitized: 1/27/2017


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Conditions Governing Access

This item is not yet available online. If you believe this may be a recording of you or your ancestor, please contact UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections at or 402.554.6046.


1 Cassettes

Materials Specific Details


Materials Specific Details

Original format: cassette tape; Digital format: mp3


Interviewer: unknown


Runtime: 00:41:26

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States