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  • Contributing Institution: Library and Archives at the Autry
    Title: Native Voices Archives
    Identifier/Call Number: MSA.48
    Physical Description: 50 Linear Feet
    Date (bulk): 2004-2016
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    Materials consist of audiovisual and sound recordings of NV theatrical plays, playwright retreats, and play festivals, in addition to panel discussions, question-and-answer sessions, and interviews pertaining to NV productions.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit https://theautry.org/research-collections/library-and-archives  and fill out the Researcher Application Form.

    Processing Information

    Initial processing performed by Autry Library staff. Additional processing and cataloging was performed by Yuri Shimoda, funded by a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources in 2019.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright held by Native Voices and the Autry Museum of the American West. Researcher request for duplication granted only with written permission from the Autry, artists, and performers. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Research Services and Archives.

    Historical Note

    Native Voices (NV), which provides a supportive, collaborative setting for Native theatre artists from across North America, was founded in 1994 by Randy Reinholz and Jean Bruce Scott, and became the resident theatre company at the Autry Museum in 1999. NV at the Autry is devoted to developing and producing new works for the stage by Native American, Alaska Native, and First Nations playwrights. NV deposited its collection within the Autry Institutional Archives in 2013.