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Mattz family interviews : oral history transcripts / 1992-1993.
Phonotape 2734 C:1-6; Phonotape 2896 C:1-23; BANC MSS 94/92 c v.1-4; BANC MSS 94/92 c
Collection Overview

Title:

Mattz family interviews : oral history transcripts / 1992-1993
Salmon War and other chapters in a Yurok family
Donated oral histories collection

Creator/Contributor:

Oppenheimer, Helene H., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Most, Stephen.

Creator/Contributor:

Mattz, Geneva Brooks, 1904-1986, Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Bowers, Lavina Mattz., Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Mattz, Raymond., Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Mattz, Diane Whipple., Interviewee.

Abstract:

Mattz family members discuss their lives in a Yurok family in the Klamath River Valley, including cultural and economic concerns of Native Americans along the Klamath and a conflict over Indian fishing rights on the river in 1978, known as the "Salmon War."

Date:

1992 (issued)

Contents:

[Vol. 1] Geneva Brooks Mattz, 1904-1986. -- vol. 2. Lavina Mattz Bowers, b. 1935. -- vol. 3. Raymond Mattz, b. 1943. -- vol. 4. Diane Whipple Mattz, 1944-1987.

Subject:

n-us-ca
Mattz family
Yurok Indians -- Interviews
Salmon fishing -- California -- Klamath River
Yurok Indians -- Fishing -- Law and legislation
Klamath River Valley (Or. and Calif.)

Note:

conducted by Helene H. Oppenheimer, 1984-1986 ; with an introduction by Stephen Most. San Francisco,
Forms the series: The Salmon War and other chapters in a Yurok family.
Included in the Donated oral histories collection.
Audio tape recordings of the interviews also available. Volume 1 classified as: Phonotape 2734 C:1-6. Volumes 2-4 classified as Phonotape 2896 C:1-23.
These manuscripts are made available for research purposes. Publication rights are reserved to Helene Oppenheimer. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to Helene Oppenheimer, or Susan Matsen as family representative, PO Box 1322, Hoopa, CA 95546.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

4 v. ; 29 cm.
29 cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Phonotape 2734 C:1-6
Phonotape 2896 C:1-23
BANC MSS 94/92 c v.1-4
BANC MSS 94/92 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

These manuscripts are made available for research purposes. Publication rights are reserved to Helene Oppenheimer. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to Helene Oppenheimer, or Susan Matsen as family representative, PO Box 1322, Hoopa, CA 95546.