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American Indian Oral History: Interview with Al Fast Horse, Interview Date: 1977 May 12, Date Digitized: 1/30/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au006

Scope and Contents

An oral history interview with Al Fast Horse. This interview was conducted Hugh Reilly on May 12, 1977. Al Fast Horse was a full blooded Sioux from the Brule Tribe of the Rosebud Reservation. Al Fast Horse was educated by his grandfather in the traditional way of the Lakota tribes including the skills necessary to become the tribal medicine man. In this interview, Al Fast Horse talked about his vision to find the Medicine Hat Horse, how his vision came to fruition, and how his vision moved on to health care and other needs on the reservations.


  • Creation: Interview Date: 1977 May 12
  • Creation: Date Digitized: 1/30/2017


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1 Cassettes

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Materials Specific Details


Materials Specific Details

Original format: cassette tape; Digital format: mp3


Interviewer: Hugh Reilly


Runtime: 01:02:18

Repository Details

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

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