DARE Interview : Susanville, California; Primary Informant CA163

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

  • 1969
  • Informant Data:
  • CA163: White; male; age: 69 (old); education: college; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: CA163 (3:08)
  • Full Interview (Tape 0142-S1). [Additional speakers: Fieldworker’s sister]
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Arthur the Rat
  • 03:30 Informant's rat story: uncle saw a wood rat in camp kitchen, he and Informant chased it
  • 06:55 Interest in livestock showing after college, first registered sows, how they judge at fairs
  • 11:30 Judging horses by breed
  • 15:00 Cattle worth more if they win at fair, going to fair early so cattle will be relaxed
  • 19:30 Families travel together to fair
  • 21:20 Indian gambling games—men play a team game of guessing which hand a bone is in, women play a card game
  • 25:50 Indian gatherings on his father's ranch
  • 27:10 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Anderson, Leslie
Date
  • 1969
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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