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American Indian Oral History: Interview with Father Edward Witczak, Interview Date: 1975 November 4, Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au096

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview with Edward Witczak about his position as a Catholic priest on the Menominee Indian Reservation in northeastern Wisconsin was conducted by UNO student Elizabeth M. Cerra on November 4, 1975. Witczak spoke about some of the recent history of the reservation, including the change between a reservation to a county and back again due to the federal government termination policy. He also talked about clashes of the Menominee traditional religion and Christianity that he preached. He ended speaking about jobs, families, and schools on the reservation.


  • Interview Date: 1975 November 4
  • Date Digitized: 1/25/2017


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: Elizabeth M. Cerra


Runtime: 00:40:57

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