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American Indian Oral History: Interview with Regina Brave, Interview Date: 1975 November 7, Date Digitized: 1/24/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au024

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of Regina Brave (Sioux) conducted by UNO student Emmett Hoctor on November 7, 1975 covers the state of American Indians in the United States. Brave covered many topics including her experiences with the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, involvement with the American Indian Movement, and several specific political protests. Brave shared her opinion on the United States government involvement in governing Indian people stating that they should be sovereign nations and be able to rule how they wanted to rule because of the corruption and negligence by the United States government. Brave also talked about assimilation and culture of the American Indian people and institutionalized racism in the United States.


  • Creation: Interview Date: 1975 November 7
  • Creation: Date Digitized: 1/24/2017


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1 Cassettes

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Materials Specific Details


Materials Specific Details

Original format: cassette tape; Digital format: mp3


Interviewer: Emmett Hoctor


Runtime: 00:44:47

Repository Details

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

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Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States