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Oral history interview with Tim Hooper

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TitleOral history interview with Tim Hooper
MP3 file nameUNR43.sideA.mp3
Side B MP3 file nameUNR43.sideB.mp3
Oral History RecorderWheat, Margaret M., 1908-1988
Year Recorded1964?
Summary/DescriptionHooper sings Shoshone songs about eagles; discusses dances; Jack Wilson, also known as Wovoka; rabbit drives; sagehens; making pots; cooking; twins; and coyote. Recorded in Tonopah, Nevada. Includes some spoken Shoshone. Images displayed may or may not have been altered from the originals for reference purposes. Fully described version of photo:, 7264
SubjectIndians of North America -- Nevada
Tonopah (Nev.)
Nye County (Nev.)
Shoshoni Indians -- Songs and music
Rabbit hunting -- Nevada
Sage grouse -- Nevada
Indians of North America -- Great Basin
Indians of North America -- Nevada -- Food
Indian pottery -- Nevada
Indians of North America -- Nevada -- Folklore
CollectionMargaret Wheat Papers
Electronic PublisherSpecial Collections Department, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
Date Digital2006
Ordering and Permissions InformationCopyright to the audio resources in the Margaret Wheat Papers is held by the Special Collections Department, University of Nevada-Reno Libraries and is provided here for educational purposes only. They may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed in any format without written permission of the Special Collections Deprtment, University of Nevada-Reno Libraries. Any attempt to circumvent the access controls placed on the files is a violation of United States and international copyright laws, and is subject to criminal prosecution. Please see: To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission information, please see
Digitization SpecificationsMaster file: audio/wav; 1,497,901,302 bytes; 1 hour, 34 minutes, 21 seconds.

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DonorMargaret Wheat
Resource TypeSound
BCR Resource Identifier;;
SourceOriginal version: Reel-to-reel tape in the Margaret Wheat Collection, Interview no. 43.
RelationRequires Windows Media Player
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Nevada, Reno

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