Oral history interview with Oliver Plumley
TitleOral history interview with Oliver Plumley
DescriptionOliver Plumley, a professional musician and artist, describes growing up around the traditional music of powwows and how that kind of music is incorporated into his work. He explains what he is trying to do with composing music that is both traditional and contemporary and has clear Native influences. He mentions some of the struggles that come with this kind of work and shares some insight into the Native music industry.
KeywordOklahoma Native Artists; Creative process; Otoe-Missouria heritage
SubjectIndians of North America; Artists; Interviews; Indians of North America--Music; Powwow songs; Musicians
SpatialRed Rock, Oklahoma; Oklahoma
Citation of materialOklahoma Oral History Research Program-Oklahoma State University