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American Indian Oral History: Interview with Schuyler Houser, Interview Date: 1979 November 12, Date Digitized: 2/8/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au039

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of Schuyler Houser concerning conditions on the Santee Indian Reservation located in Santee, Knox County, Nebraska was conducted by UNO student Eugene Atkinson on November 12, 1979. Houser shared information concerning the short-term and long-term struggles with community health on the Santee Indian Reservation. He also detailed the U.S. government investment in Indian Reservations during the late 1960s and early 1970s. He compared the Pine Ridge, an Oglala Lakota Native American reservation in South Dakota, and the Santee Indian Reservation in terms of intra-tribal politics.


  • Interview Date: 1979 November 12
  • Date Digitized: 2/8/2017


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Users are required to listen the streaming audio available online. Due to their fragile nature, the original audiocassettes may not be played in Archives & Special Collections.


1 Cassettes

Materials Specific Details


Materials Specific Details

Original format: cassette tape; Digital format: mp3


Interviewer: Eugene Atkinson


Runtime: 00:11:53

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
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Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States