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American Indian Oral History: Interview with Phillip White Hawk, Interview Date: 1977 April 13, Date Digitized: 1/24/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au094

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of Phillip White Hawk was conducted by John M. McNamara on April 13, 1977. Mr. White Hawk shared his experiences as a Native American man living on various Indian reservations and in different regions of the U.S. in the 1940s through 1970s. White Hawk shared in-depth information concerning his joint art project, Symbolic Americana, that connected Native American values with universal spirituality. He also discussed the social issues facing Americans in the 1970s.


  • Interview Date: 1977 April 13
  • Date Digitized: 1/24/2017


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: John M. McNamara


Runtime: 01:35:19

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