Collection SR 9586 - Oral History Interview with Flora Cushinway Thompson

Oral history interview with Flora Cushinway Thompson [Transcript] Oral history interview with Flora Cushinway Thompson [Sound recording 01] Oral history interview with Flora Cushinway Thompson [Sound recording 02] Oral history interview with Flora Cushinway Thompson [Sound recording 03] Oral history interview with Flora Cushinway Thompson [Sound recording 04]

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SR 9586

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Oral History Interview with Flora Cushinway Thompson

Date(s)

  • 1971? (Creation)

Extent

2 Audiocassette (2 hr. 1 min.) + Transcript (51 pp)
online resource (4 audio files (2 hr. 1 min.) + Transcript (1 PDF file)

Name of creator

(1898-1978)

Biographical history

B. November 11, 1898; d. March 3, 1978. Wife of the late Tommy Thompson, chief of the Celilo Indians.

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Flora Cushinway Thompson discusses her marriage to Chief Tommy Thompson of the Wyams, fishing, religion, and the fight against the building of the Dalles Dam.

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

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  • English

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Song performed during interview is in Sahaptin.

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Oral History Interview with Flora Cushinway Thompson, circa 1971, SR 9586, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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Publication notes

A portion of the transcript was published in Oregon Historical Quarterly, Vol. 108, No. 4, Remembering Celilo Falls (Winter, 2007), pp. 680-685.

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Tape 1 is missing, ca. 1988

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Interviewer is unidentified.

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