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The Passion for Equestrian

The Equestrian club is a relatively new group at CWU. One of the best things about this club is that you do not need a horse, or have any riding experience. Riders are assigned a horse based on their…

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McManamy Cattle Drive

This video shows riders associated with the annual McManamy cattle drive, which occurs every year in the fall in Kittitas County. The cattle drive has its roots in the 1930s when cowboys would gather…

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Entering the Promised Land

Bruce Leroy speaks about first contact between Native Americans and white settlers in central Washington state. He describes linguistic and cultural differences between the two groups.

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Ellensburg Rodeo Queen Coronation

This video shows the Ellensburg Rodeo Queen coronation ceremony, January 2000. It also shows the Royal Court in action at the rodeo parade.

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Joseph (Joe) Lowatchie Video Interview, part 1

Joseph (Joe) Lowatchie (b. December 15, 1922) describes his Hungarian roots and his parents, Frank/Francisco Lowatchie and Marcella Angyl. He talks about their migration to the United States, circa…

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Fabian (Fab) Kuchin Video Interview, part 1

Fabian (Fab) Kuchin (b. January 20, 1907 in Roslyn, Washington) talks about his life in Roslyn. He explains how his father, Stephen Kuchin, worked in the local coal mines until he had an accident and…

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Lelah Jordin Audio Interview, part 2

Lelah Jordin talks about her parents, John Lockhart and Lucinda Emily Decker, and her childhood in Pendleton, Oregon, and Oaksdale, Washington. She talks about cooking, home remedies, clothing,…

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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 29

Ole Jordin talks about his family's roots in Ellensburg, Washington. He describes the Benson hanging, skirmishes with Native Americans, threshing, water disputes, law and order, a saloon…

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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 28

Ole Jordin talks about his family's roots in Ellensburg, Washington. He describes the Benson hanging, skirmishes with Native Americans, threshing, water disputes, law and order, a saloon…

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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 1

Ole Jordin talks about his family's roots in Ellensburg, Washington. He describes the Benson hanging, skirmishes with Native Americans, threshing, water disputes, law and order, a saloon…

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Ole Jordin Audio Interview, part 30

Ole Jordin talks about his family's roots in Ellensburg, Washington. He describes the Benson hanging, skirmishes with Native Americans, threshing, water disputes, law and order, a saloon…

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Alfred Hanson Audio Slideshow Interview, part 2

Alfred Hanson speaks about his childhood in the Swauk area of Washington state, and particularly about interactions between white settlers and Native Americans. He describes homesteading, gardening,…

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Robert (Bob) Bell, Sr., Audio Interview, part 2

Robert Bell, Sr. (b. 1887 in Hudson Bay, New York), arrived in Cle Elum, Washington, in 1888. Bob Bell describes gardening, fishing, and trapping, noting in particular Native American activities in…

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Morris Jenkins Audio Interview, 2003, part 2

Morris Jenkins (1908-2006) was one of nine children born to Byron and Mary Jenkins in Lucille, Idaho. Following a family tragedy, he was raised in foster care and received his education at Sandpoint,…

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Michael (Mike) Burchak Audio Interview, part 1

Michael (Mike) Burchak (b. 1912) remembers his mother, Anne Burchak. In particular, he talks about her home remedies and recipes (poltevietza, bobalika, cottage cheese). He recalls his father, Paul…

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Mitch Starkovich Audio Interview, part 1

Mitch Starkovich discusses his Croatian roots, mentioning his father (Frank Starkovich) and mother (Palona) and their marriage in 1911. He describes how his parents immigrated to Cle Elum,…

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