GBIA Ilaine Premo

Ilaine Premo, in detail, describes various memories and recollections during her childhood of growing up in Lee, and Battle Mountain. Her grandmother was a medicine woman who had knowledge of powerful stories and natural remedies for illnesses and wounds. Ilaine also shares some of her memories and knowledge of the surrounding area which is now known as the mine, Cortez. She explains the knowledge and stories that have been passed down to her from her grandmother. These include beliefs about death, the story about the “Big Bird,” and also, a story about “Water Babies.”

Ilaine Premo, in detail, describes various memories and recollections during her childhood of growing up in Lee, and Battle Mountain. Her grandmother was a medicine woman who had knowledge of powerful stories and natural remedies for illnesses and wounds. Ilaine also shares some of her memories and knowledge of the surrounding area which is now known as the mine, Cortez. She explains the knowledge and stories that have been passed down to her from her grandmother. These include beliefs about death, the story about the “Big Bird,” and also, a story about “Water Babies.”