American Indian Oral History: Interview with Regina Brave

The oral history interview of Regina Brave (Sioux) conducted by UNO student Emmett Hoctor on November 7, 1975 covers the state of American Indians in the United States. Brave covered many topics including her experiences with the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, involvement with the American Indian Movement, and several specific political protests. Brave shared her opinion on the United States government involvement in governing Indian people stating that they should be sovereign nations and be able to rule how they wanted to rule because of the corruption and negligence by the United States government. Brave also talked about assimilation and culture of the American Indian people and institutionalized racism in the United States., UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 00:44:47
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Abstract/Description: The oral history interview of Regina Brave (Sioux) conducted by UNO student Emmett Hoctor on November 7, 1975 covers the state of American Indians in the United States. Brave covered many topics including her experiences with the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, involvement with the American Indian Movement, and several specific political protests. Brave shared her opinion on the United States government involvement in governing Indian people stating that they should be sovereign nations and be able to rule how they wanted to rule because of the corruption and negligence by the United States government. Brave also talked about assimilation and culture of the American Indian people and institutionalized racism in the United States.
Subject(s): History
Indians of North America
Indians of North America -- History
Indians of North America -- Interviews
Oglala Sioux Tribe
Sioux Nation
Audiocassettes
Oral Histories (document genres)
Date Created: 1975-11-07

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