Readings from the autobiography of Mountain Wolf Woman, a Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) woman who tells her life story. Provides an authentic and detailed account of the life and attitudes of a woodland Native American woman in the late 19th century until her death in 1960. Includes what it is like to grow up; relationship with the Federal government; puberty rites; arranged marriage; and her eventual conversion to peyotism. Read by Trudie Lamb, herself an Algonquin (Schaghticoke) Native American woman. Produced by Brett Harvey Vuolo and Trudie Lamb.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.