Sybil Lambert and Barney Lambert Interview

Interviewer

Kim Taylor

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Description

Sybil Lambert discusses her ladies church group on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation and how they began sewing and selling quilts and aprons to raise money for their church. She describes types of stitching, materials and color combinations, how she learned to sew star quilts, how quilts are commissioned. Lambert also discusses how finished quilts are given as gifts during honoring ceremonies and sports tournaments. Sybil and Barney Lambert also discuss the history of star quilts and gift culture among the Fort Peck tribes in Montana.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Star quilts; History of quilting; Fork Peck Indian Reservation

Original Date

7-13-1992

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Star Quilts Oral History Collection, OH 285, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

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 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 285-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (00:49:44 min.) analog + 1 transcript (15 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

49:44 minutes

Local Filename

OH 285-001.mp3; OH 285-001.pdf

Sybil Lambert and Barney Lambert Interview

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