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Document Details


Title: Evelyn Jensen
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Northern Arizona University. Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department
Collection: United Indian Traders Association Oral History Collection
Description: I was born on Black Mesa, south of Kayenta--Black Mesa, Arizona, in 1954. I was born there. Actually, my mother was going to pick up wood, so I was actually born at a wood pile, I wasn't born in the hospital. I was Bit’ahnii Clan. Most of the people here at Oljato are the of the Bit’ahnii Clan, so even though I wasn't born and raised here, I came back to my Bit’ahnii upbringing, I guess, so to speak. And I was born for To’ahani, and my maternal grandfather is Ashee-he [phonetic spelling] and my paternal grandfather is _______.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1998 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Jensen, Evelyn Yazzie, 1954-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1954
Speaker place of birth: Arizona; United States; North America
Speaker race: American Indian
Speaker occupation: Tradesman
Age at speaking: 44
Document location: Oljato Trading Post
Document date: 10-Feb-1998
Interviewer: Underhill, Karen
Organizations discussed: United Indian Traders Assocation, 1931-1997
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Indian; Commerce; Indian reservations; Indians of North America; Indians of North America--Commerce; Navajo Indians--United States; North America; Oral history; Trading posts; United Indian Traders Assocation, 1931-1997; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025999-27947