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    • Albina Redner: A Shoshone Life

    • Redner, Albina, 1924- -- Interviews; Shoshoni Indians; Women -- West (U.S.); Women -- Nevada -- Interviews; Indians of North America -- Great Basin
    • Albina Redner is a Shoshone Indian from central Nevada. Mrs. Redner's mother, grandfather, and uncles were Indian healers, and in this oral history she describes many of their practices and ceremonies. Her grandfather, "Bronco Jim," was an...
    • Colin Kaepernick, University of Nevada, 2010

    • Football; Football players
    • Photograph of Nevada football player Colin Kaepernick during the game against the #3 Boise State Broncos in 2010. Kaepernick was a quarterback for the Wolf Pack for the 2007 through 2010 seasons. Over his four seasons at Nevada, Kaepernick passed...
    • Chistera Onena - Craftsman at work

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    • Artisan using a hand tool to weave the bands of wood together to make the basket. The use of the txistéra (chistera) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his...
    • Chistera Onena - Mid-assembly

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    • Workers shown with items in different stages of the manufacturing process. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification...
    • Chistera Onena - Baskets

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    • A completed basket and weaving components in the Gonzalez workshop. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was...
    • Chistera Onena - Drying Wood

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    • Pieces of chestnut that will be used in the manufacture process. They are cut during the moon's waning phase to ensure the wood is more flexible before it is allowed to dry. The use of the txistéra (chistera) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai...
    • Chistera Onena - Cesta Ribs

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    • The ribs of the txistéra are what give it shape. The curvature and dimensions of the txistéra are not bound by any regulations; they are shaped by a player's preferences and playing style. A txistéra width of four inches, an inch wider than the...
    • Chistera Onena - Cesta Braiding

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    • Rods are cut to the desired width and thickness through the use of a number of hand tools. They are arranged in pairs around a central blade so that they intersect properly during the weaving process. The rods are humidified slightly to increase...
    • Chistera Onena - Work in progress

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    • Two workers making a txistéra. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was traditionally used to pick grapes. It...
    • Chistera Onena - Finishing Touches

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    • A worker putting the finishing touches on a completed chistera. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was...
    • Chistera Onena - Weaving

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    • A worker weaves part of the main body of the wicker basket. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was...
    • Chistera Onena - Weaving

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    • A worker weaves part of the main body of the wicker basket. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was...
    • Chistera Onena - Worker with basket

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    • Worker processing a txistéra. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was traditionally used to pick grapes. It...
    • Chistera Onena - Chat and Comparison

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    • Workers stopping momentarily to chat and compare the curvature of their product to an existing mold. The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker...
    • Chistera Onena - Finished product

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    • A man holding a completed txistéra .The use of the txistéra (chistera, cesta) in zesta punta (cesta-punta, jai alai) is attributed to Jean Dithurbide. Prior to 1857, the wicker basket used in his modification was traditionally used to pick...
    • Krista Wickerham's Graduation Celebration, July 14, 2006

    • Faculty, Administration, and Other People; Traditions, Ceremonies, and Events;
    • Krista Wickerham is seen here posing with Joe Crowley at her graduation celebration. Krista J. Wickerham received her honorary bachelor's in education from the University of Nevada, Reno on July 14, 2006. She was a teacher and I.T. specialist. ...
    • Krista Wickerham's Graduation Celebration, July 14, 2006

    • Faculty, Administration, and Other People; Traditions, Ceremonies, and Events;
    • University President Joe Crowley gives Krista Wickerham her diploma certificate. Krista J. Wickerham received her honorary bachelor's in education from the University of Nevada, Reno on July 14, 2006. She was a teacher and I.T. specialist. She...

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