Kim Townsend, South Fork Indian Reservation, Nevada: an interview by Danielle Endres, 17 July 2008

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Title Kim Townsend, South Fork Indian Reservation, Nevada: an interview by Danielle Endres, 17 July 2008
Alternative Title No.555 Kim Townsend
Creator Townsend, Kim
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Endres, Danielle
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2008-07-17
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Date Digital 2014-06-11
Spatial Coverage South Fork Reservation, Elko County, Nevada, United States,
Subject Townsend, Kim--Interviews; Antinuclear movement; Nuclear weapons--Testing--Nevada; Nuclear weapons--Testing--Health aspects--Nevada; Environmentalism--Nevada--History; Nuclear weapons testing victims--Nevada; Indians of North America--Health and hygiene--Nevada; Indigenous peoples--North America
Keywords Native Americans
Description Transcript (34 pages) of interview by Danielle Endres with Kim Townsend on July 17, 2008
Abstract Kim Townsend was born in Owyhee, Nevada, and currently lives on the Duckwater Western Shoshone Reservation. She recalls the many Western Shoshone people who have died of cancers and discusses how this lead her to work on the NUKERISK project to assess radiation doses in American Indian populations from nuclear testing. She describes her role in the NUKERISK project. Townsend also briefly discusses the role she played in the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste controversy. Nuclear Technology Project. Interviewer: Danielle Endres
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson; Patrick Miller
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Topic Antinuclear movement; Nuclear weapons--Testing--Health aspects; Environmentalism; Nuclear weapons testing victims; Indians of North America--Health and hygiene
Setname uum_elc
ID 801387
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