Title: Yahooskin (Northern Paiute) Oral History Interviews
Creator(s): Weiser, Irwin, Yahooskin Paiute
Collection Number: 96-24
Dates (inclusive): 1995-1996
Physical Extent: 1.0 cubic feet
Preferred Citation: Yahooskin (Northern Paiute) Oral History Interviews, 96-24. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.
Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department
Permanent Link: http://dewey.library.unr.edu/xtf/view?docId=ead/96-24-ead.xml

Administrative History

Graduate linguistics student at the University of Oregon whose field work among the Yahooskin subgroup of the Northern Paiute Indians in southeastern Oregon was supported by a grant from the Sven Liljeblad Foundation.


Scope and Content

Includes audio tape interviews of Irwin Weiser, a Klammath Falls, Oregon, Northern Paiute Yahooskin speaker, by Tim Thornes; index to the tapes; and Thornes' field notes. Weiser speaks of his subgroup of Northern Paiute Indians, the Yahooskin; their language; culture; lifeways; myths and tales; and history and relation of the Yahooskin to other southern Oregon, northern Nevada, and northeastern California tribes.


Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Tim Thornes; Oregon



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