Name and location of repository
Level of description
Oral History Interview with Flora Cushinway Thompson
- 1971? (Creation)
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
B. November 11, 1898; d. March 3, 1978. Wife of the late Tommy Thompson, chief of the Celilo Indians.
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Scope and content
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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Conditions governing access
In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
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Language and script notes
Song performed during interview is in Sahaptin.
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Existence and location of originals
Oral History Interview with Flora Cushinway Thompson, circa 1971, SR 9586, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
A portion of the transcript was published in Oregon Historical Quarterly, Vol. 108, No. 4, Remembering Celilo Falls (Winter, 2007), pp. 680-685.
Tape 1 is missing, ca. 1988
Interviewer is unidentified.