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Sioux Nation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

American Indian Oral History and Omaha Folklore Project Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0018
Scope and Contents The American Indian Oral History and Omaha Folklore Project Oral History Collection contains oral history interviews of Native Americans in Omaha, Nebraska as well as interviews collected as part of a program called the Oral History Collection of the Omaha Folklore Project. The interviews cover the cultures and personal histories of interviewees in the U.S. as well as leaving Europe in the first half of the 20th Century. Topics of discussion include life in Omaha, World War I, the Great...
Dates: circa 1970-1980

American Indian Oral History: Interview with Alex Lunderman, Interview Date: 1975 November 10, Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au052
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Alex Lunderman was conducted by UNO student Emmett Hoctor on November 10, 1975. Lunderman was Brule Sioux and grew up on the Rosebud Reservation in south-central South Dakota. Lunderman was the director of the Sioux Indian Center in Omaha, Nebraska, at the time of the interview. In his interview, Lunderman shared Native American legends including the Seven Campfires, the Wolf Girl, the War Bonnet, the Peace Pipe, the Sacred Black Hills, the Falling Stars, the...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 November 10; Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

American Indian Oral History: Interview with Daniel Sheehan, Interview Date: 1976 December 10, Date Digitized: 2/10/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au074
Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of Daniel Sheehan regarding his legal work with the Wounded Knee II trials was conducted by UNO student Sandra Baxter on December 10, 1976. Sheehan discussed at length the conditions of Native Americans' land and civil rights in the 1970s and the Wounded Knee II trials.

Dates: Interview Date: 1976 December 10; Date Digitized: 2/10/2017

American Indian Oral History: Interview with Fred Buckles, Interview Date: 1975 November 1, Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au025
Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of Fred Buckles was conducted by Garnie OldenKamp Peterson on November 1, 1975. Fred Buckles grew up on Fort Peck Reservation in northeast Montana. Buckles shared his experience living on the Fort Peck Reservation.

Dates: Interview Date: 1975 November 1; Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

American Indian Oral History: Interview with Gilbert C. R. and Montana H. R. Walking Bull, Interview Date: 1975 November 14, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au091_GCR
Scope and Contents The oral history interview with Gilbert C. Walking Bull and Montana H.R. Walking Bull was conducted by S. I. (Sam) Myers on November 14, 1975. Through research and context clues in this interviewed, it has been inferred that the interviewees were artists and authors Montana Hopkins Richards Walking Bull and Gilbert Charles Richards Walking Bull. Montana was a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and Gilbert was a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe. They were co-authors of several books...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 November 14; Date Digitized: 1/23/2017

American Indian Oral History: Interview with James Wilson, Interview Date: 1975 October 25, Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au095
Scope and Contents The oral history interview with James Wilson concerning the trials after the occupation of Wounded Knee was conducted on October 25, 1975 by UNO student Richard W. Peterson. Wilson was a United States Magistrate in charge of all of the Wounded Knee trials. He began the interview with background information about the local tribes and reservations and their judicial processes. Then, he talked largely on the specifics of the trials, bail hearings, and difficulties he encountered. Wislon ended...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 October 25; Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

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

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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...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 November 7; Date Digitized: 1/24/2017

American Indian Oral History: Interview with Robert Bennett, Interview Date: 1975 October 14, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au091_RB
Scope and Contents The oral history interview with Robert Bennett, Oneida, was conducted by S. I. (Sam) Myers on October 14, 1975. Bennett was the first person to work his way up from junior clerk to commissioner in the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He was only the second individual of Native American heritage to become commissioner. Bennett shared his experiences from his career working on, and with, a great number of reservations. He also discussed the American Indian Movement (AIM) and its impact on Native...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 October 14; Date Digitized: 1/23/2017

American Indian Oral History: Interview with Sioux Indian Center Board Members, Interview Date: 1977 April 28, Date Digitized: 1/27/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au100
Scope and Contents The oral history interview board members of the Sioux Indian Center in Omaha was conducted by UNO student Linda Rudloff on April 28, 1977. Participaing board members were Jim Hogner, head spokesman, Pat Faircloth, board member, Jim Faircloth, board member, Ike Clunen (spelling?), board member, and Buddy Young, board member. Hogner began the recording sharing information about the Sioux Indian Center and its operations. The group discussed the rights and living conditions of Native Americans...
Dates: Interview Date: 1977 April 28; Date Digitized: 1/27/2017

American Indian Oral History: Interview with the Sioux Indian Board of Directors, Interview Date: 1975 November 10, Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au097
Scope and Contents The recording of the Sioux Indian Board of Directors at the Omaha Sioux Indian Center in Omaha, Nebraska was conducted by UNO student Emmett Hoctor on November 10, 1975. The first speaker was identified as Alex Lunderman, Sioux. Other identified speakers include Charles Scutter, Louie Mooncamp, Steven Greenberg. The male and female board members spoke about the Wounded Knee Trials and their plans to support their fellow American Indians in the trials for the first part of the recording...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 November 10; Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

American Indian Oral History: Interview with Thomas J. Marchese, Jr., Interview Date: 1975 December 8, Date Digitized: 1/26/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au056
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Thomas J. Marchese, Jr. was conducted by UNO student Pauline Pesek on December 8, 1975. Marchese was one quarter Native American and grew up in Omaha, Nebraska graduating from Omaha South High School. Marchese felt fortunate to get a job as a records clerk at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital in Omaha. This job helped Marchese graduate from high school and also helped him to continue to support his mother and siblings. He talked about growing up as a minority...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 December 8; Date Digitized: 1/26/2017

American Indian Oral History: Interview with Tom LaBlanc, Interview Date: 1976 January 12, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au047
Scope and Contents The oral history interview with Tom LaBlanc concerning his involvement with the American Indian Movement (AIM) and his activism for American Indians was conducted by UNO student Emmett Hoctor on January 12, 1976. LaBlanc shared his opinions on the then-current situation of Indian affairs and the position of the federal government in relation to Native American communities. LaBlanc shared stories from his childhood, about his family, and about his involvement with activism, AIM, the Trail of...
Dates: Interview Date: 1976 January 12; Date Digitized: 1/23/2017