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Title
Vernon Miller, An Oral History
Date Created and/or Issued
1991-01-03
Contributing Institution
Eastern California Museum
Collection
California Revealed from Eastern California Museum
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Description
Oral interview with Vernon Miller, born March 26, 1927, in the Old Indian Camp near Lone Pine, California. Mr. Miller talks about the history and culture of the Owens Valley Paiute, specific to Fort Independence, including the Paiute's forced march to Fort Tejon in 1863 and the Owens Valley Indian Wars of 1861-1863. Interview also covers the establishment of Fort Independence military outpost and stories about Paiute songs and legends related to Paiute culture and daily life in Independence, Big Pine, and Lone Pine.
Type
sound
Format
Original
Audio cassette
Extent
2 Tapes of 2
Identifier
2014_CAVPP_.11.1-2 OH 75
cainecm_000010_t1; cainecm_000010_t2
Subject
California, Eastern
Indians of North America--California
Indians of North America--California--Government relations
Indians, Treatment of--California--History
Oral History
Race discrimination--United States
Ranching--California--History
United States--Politics and government
Provenance
Eastern California Museum
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