American Indian Oral History: Interview with Father Edward Witczak

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Title

American Indian Oral History: Interview with Father Edward Witczak

Subject

History
Indians of North America -- History
Indians of North America
Indians of North America -- Interviews
audiocassettes
oral histories (document genres)

Description

Click here to access the interview, Interview with Father Edward Witczak

The oral history interview with Edward Witczak about his position as a Catholic priest on the Menominee Indian Reservation in northeastern Wisconsin was conducted by UNO student Elizabeth M. Cerra on November 4, 1975. Witczak spoke about some of the recent history of the reservation, including the change between a reservation to a county and back again due to the federal government termination policy. He also talked about clashes of the Menominee traditional religion and Christianity that he preached. He ended speaking about jobs, families, and schools on the reservation.

This interview is also available at UNO Libraries Digital Collection site

Publisher

University of Nebraska at Omaha Libraries

Date

1975 November 4

Relation

American Indian Oral History and Omaha Folklore Project Oral History Collection
(Finding aide available at https://archives.nebraska.edu/repositories/4/archival_objects/40549)

Format

mp3

Language

English

Type

audio

Identifier

MSS0018_au096

Interviewer

Elizabeth M. Cerra

Duration

00:40:57

Citation

“American Indian Oral History: Interview with Father Edward Witczak,” Omaha Stories: Oral Histories of Omaha, Nebraska, accessed January 29, 2022, https://omahastories.omeka.net/items/show/93.

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