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American Indian Oral History: Interview with Don LaPointe, Interview Date: 1975 October 30, Date Digitized: 1/24/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au049

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview with Don LaPointe was conducted by UNO student Pauline Pesek on October 30, 1975. The interview covered his position as the Tribal Chairman of the Santee Sioux Reservation in Niobrara, Nebraska and as the manager of the newly created Becton-Dickinson Plant on the Santee Sioux Reservation. LaPointe spoke mostly on the creation of the Becton-Dickinson Plant on the Santee Sioux Reservation and his opinions on current Indian Affairs, including the American Indian Movement and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.


  • Interview Date: 1975 October 30
  • 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: Pauline Pesek


Runtime: 00:34:30

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