Hank Oliver, musician and patriarch of the Choinumni Tribe, recorded his song "Day by Day" in the mid-1960s. His family contributed these photos and recording. Family of Hank Oliver
Hank Oliver, musician and patriarch of the Choinumni Tribe, recorded his song "Day by Day" in the mid-1960s. His family contributed these photos and recording. Family of Hank Oliver

Carmen George

June 30, 2017 5:17 PM

One of the last to speak his tribal language, he also sang about Wounded Knee

  Comments  

Videos

About Carmen George

Carmen George

@carmengeorge

Carmen George is a Bee features writer. Born in the Valley and raised in the Sierra foothills, she has always cared about this place and its people. She believes in the power of your stories.

Contact her at (559) 441-6386 or on Twitter @carmengeorge