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Document Details


Title: Christine Scillens
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive
Collection: American Indian Studies: American Indian Lives
Description: Christine Scillens is a Teton Sioux woman who joined the Army Nurses Corps during WWII. She was active in the American Indian Movement and the American Indian Studies program at CSULB.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Scillens, Christine
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: South Dakota; United States; North America
Speaker race: American Indian
Speaker occupation: Activist; Military personnel; Nurse
Document date: Undated
Organizations discussed: American Indian Movement, US; U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: California; Long Beach, CA; North America; South Dakota; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Indian Movement, US; Boarding schools; California; Indians of North America--Biography; Indians of North America--Education; Indians of North America--Ethnic identity; Indians of North America--History; Indians of North America--Social conditions; Indians of North America--Study and teaching; Long Beach, CA; Military nursing; North America; Oral history; South Dakota; U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Medical care; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0035142-38710