Acknowledgements and credits
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Thanks to Vi Hilbert and her family for trusting us to be responsible custodians of her collection so that the voices of the First People may continue to be heard.
Thanks to the families of Harriette Shelton Dover, Martin Sampson, and Isadore Tom, elders whose voices, along with Vi’s, are heard in these recordings.
Thanks to those behind the tape recorders and video cameras for providing us with documentation of Vi Hilbert “in action” – Donald Braid, Padma Guidi, Don Hilbert, Vi Hilbert, Karen Morrell, Laurel Sercombe, Ken Stevens, U.W. Instructional Media Services, Janet Yoder, and Zeke Zahir.
We'd also like to thank the unknown photographers whose photos appear on these pages. If you recognize a photo as yours, please notify to let us know you authorize its use. We'll then add a photo credit to honor your contribution.
Laurel Sercombe, Archivist, University of Washington Ethnomusicology Program
Interactive Media Developer
Riley McLaughlin, VillageMediaWorks
Bree “Bonnie” McConnell
Colin Todd, Senior Computer Specialist, University of Washington School of Music
Jill Linzee, Executive Director, Northwest Heritage Resources
Jill La Pointe, President of Lushootseed Research and granddaughter of Vi HilbertThis project is supported in part by a grant from Humanities Washington, a statewide organization dedicated to providing and supporting cultural education programs in local communities.