Carling I. Malouf Interview, September 21, 2004


Carling I. Malouf


G.G. Weix



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Carling I. Malouf recalls his experiences working with Native American tribes and students as a professor of anthropology at the University of Montana. He discusses his educational background, how he became interested in studying Native American ethnology, and his interactions with Native Americans in the field and at the University. He describes the histories of some of the regional Native American tribes, the interactions certain tribes had with whites and other tribes, and the effects that white culture had on Native American culture, especially with regard to religion. Malouf also recalls a court case he worked on involving the Lands Claim Commission.


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Document Type

Oral History


Anthropology; Ethnology; University of Montana; Native American tribes; Native American tribes, Montana; Native American students; Native American religion; Jesuits; Head Start; Johnson, Lyndon Baines; Lands Claim Commission; Peyote

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana; California; Utah



Original Collection

Carling I. Malouf Oral History Project, OH 441, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library


Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 /

Oral History Number

OH 441-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (16 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:56:03 minutes

Local Filename

OH_441_001.mp3; OH_441_001_pdf

Carling I. Malouf Interview, September 21, 2004