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Document Details


Title: Vida Haukaas
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Wind River Historical Center. Archives
Collection: Wind River Oral History Collection
Description: Describes her life as orphan at “Robert’s Mission”—the Shoshone Episcopal girls school, school grounds, classes and Bible instruction. Punishment for speaking Indian language. Uniforms and school dress. Classes. Daily life and food, cod liver oil. Christmas celebrations, missionary gifts.
Extent: 33 pages
URL: http://www.windriverhistory.org/archives/oralhistory/Resources/HAUKAAS.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1991 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Haukaas, Vida, 1926-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1-Oct-1926
Speaker race: American Indian
Age at speaking: 65
Document date: 24-Jan-1991
Interviewer: Kahin, Sharon
Locations discussed: Dubois, WY; North America; United States; Wyoming
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Indian; Community; Dubois (Wyo.)--History; Dubois, WY; Education; Historic sites--Dubois (Wyo.); Indian reservations; Indians of North America; North America; Oral history; United States; Wyoming
Topics discussed - Other terms: Native American languages
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024533-26211