The Doris Duke American Indian oral history project audio recordings (1949-1972) consist of interviews pertaining to the lives of Native Americans and their legends, customs, social and cultural beliefs, personal life experiences, and views on the urbanization of the Native American.
The Doris Duke oral history project (1966-1972) consists of transcripts of interviews. In 1966 Doris Duke funded a program to interview American Indians in several states in order to document American history from the Indian point of view. The program was directed in Utah by C. Gregory Crampton for the Western History Center (now the American West Center) at the University of Utah. The interviews represent tribes in Utah and in neighboring states, and include both urban and reservation dwellers. Also included are interviews with non-Indians who were closely associated with various Indian individuals or groups.
The Native American oral histories audio recordings (1954-1993) consists of interviews with members of various Native American tribes who discuss subjects such as land use, land boundaries, tribal history, rituals, and tribal songs. Represented groups include: Nevada Intertribal Council, Hupa, various Ute groups, Tohono O'odham, Tesuqe and Santa Ana Pueblo. The American West Center is dedicated to documenting the history of the intermountain region and surrounding areas.