The Purpose of SOHA is to provide a vehicle for communication among persons, programs, and institutions using oral testimony; to encourage cooperation among its members; to promote standards among oral historians, to foster an understanding of and use of oral history; to provide guidance to projects; to create educational programs and resources; to aid in securing financial funding for members' projects.

At SOHA 35th Anniversary event (L-R) 2nd VP Juan Coronado, Mink Awardee Virginia Espino, Past President Caryll Batt Dziedziak

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SOHA is a 501 (c) (3) non profit organization and donations are very much appreciated.  Such donations are tax deductible in accordance with IRS Tax Code Section 170(c).

Upcoming Events

APRIL 27-29, 2017 - TEMPE AZ
— Looking Forward: Bridging Past, Present, and Future through Oral History
* 2017 Conference Registration

2017 Conference Registration Fees
Same rates as 2015!
Full registration*
Early-bird (until April 13, 2017):
SOHA Members $145
Non-members $165
Students $85
(includes one-year SOHA membership)
One Day $75
*Full registration includes the welcoming reception, two meal events, and special off-site activities.
- Meals cannot be guaranteed for registrations received after April 23, 2017.
Into History: Beginning Oral History Workshop Flyer

All room reservations need to be made by April 6, 2017 to guarantee the group rate and availability.
The complimentary booking link for guests to make reservations is https://goo.gl/L7OiBZ. Guests also can call the hotel directly at 800-528-6481 and reference the group code XSO.

2017 Conference Hotel Costs
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix Tempe
2100 South Priest Drive
Tempe, Arizona, 85282, USA
(480) 967-1441

Single/Double $129 per night
Triple $139 per night
Quad $149 per night
*Excluding taxes and/or fees


SOHA Newsletter Spring 2017

SOHA News Blog

OHA 2016 Native American History Panelists:
From the back L-R: Madonna Thunder Hawk (Cheyenne River Sioux), Temryss Lane (Lummi), Michael Barthelemy (Mandan and Hidatsa) Middle center: Angel Hinzo (Ho-Chunk/Winnebago) Front from L-R: Elizabeth Castle (Warrior Women project), Farina King (Diné), Davina Two Bears (Diné)

thank you SOHA donors

Thank You, SOHA Members and Donors! We appreciate the support of individual new members, renewing members, and donors, especially the Ak-Chin Indian Community and the HL Boyer Charitable Foundation. Your contributions make our oral history education and outreach possible!

Our Institutional Home

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Please direct all SOHA correspondence to:

Southwest Oral History Association
University of Nevada Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway Box 455020
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-5020
Office: 702-895-5011

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We at SOHA strongly advocate professional networking and development. Follow and Like us at our RE-invigorated Facebook page, our new Twitter feed (SWoralhistory), and our new Pinterest site (SWoral) to stay current on the latest SOHA news!

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