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The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing
The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing
by Lori Arviso Alvord
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Introduction A Navajo weaver takes strands of wool and blends them into something of great beauty and magic; warp and weft combine into a pattern, and the pattern tells a story and has a spirit. This pattern then becomes a piece of the culture and has a... (read more)

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House of Rain: Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American Southwest
House of Rain: Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American Southwest
by Craig Childs
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In this landmark work on the Anasazi tribes of the Southwest, naturalist Craig Childs dives head on into the mysteries of this vanished people. The various tribes that made up the Anasazi people converged on Chaco Canyon (New Mexico) during the 11th... (read more)

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What Caused the Pueblo Revolt of 1680? (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
What Caused the Pueblo Revolt of 1680? (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
by David J Weber
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What caused the Pueblo revolt of 1680? This now-famous revolt marked the end of 80 years of peaceful coexistence between Spaniards and Pueblos; historians have long struggled to understand the complex reasons for the sudden and dramatic breakdown of... (read more)

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I Am the Grand Canyon: The Story of the Havasupai People
I Am the Grand Canyon: The Story of the Havasupai People
by Stephen Hirst
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I Am the Grand Canyon is the story of the Havasupai people. From their origins among the first group of Indians to arrive in North America some 20,000 years ago to their epic struggle to regain traditional lands taken from them in the nineteenth century,... (read more)

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Shadows at Dawn: An Apache Massacre and the Violence of History
Shadows at Dawn: An Apache Massacre and the Violence of History
by Karl Jacoby
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A masterful reconstruction of one of the worst Indian massacres in American history In April 1871, a group of Americans, Mexicans, and Tohono O?odham Indians surrounded an Apache village at dawn and murdered nearly 150 men, women, and children in their... (read more)

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Rainhouse and Ocean: Speeches for the Papago Year
Rainhouse and Ocean: Speeches for the Papago Year
by Ruth Murr Underhill
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The Tohono O'odham of southern Arizona, formerly known as the Papago, have made a life in a place that many would consider uninhabitable. These desert people were converted to Catholicism by early Spanish missionaries, yet they retain much of their... (read more)

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Left Handed, Son of Old Man Hat: A Navajo Autobiography
Left Handed, Son of Old Man Hat: A Navajo Autobiography
by Left Handed
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With a simplicity as disarming as it is frank, Left Handed tells of his birth in the spring "when the cottonwood leaves were about the size of my thumbnail," of family chores such as guarding the sheep near the hogan, and of his sexual awakening. As he... (read more)

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Anasazi Ruins of the Southwest in Color
Anasazi Ruins of the Southwest in Color
by William M Ferguson
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The Anasazi Indians of the Southwest represent 2,500 years of cultural continuity, from the early Basket Makers of 700 B.C. to their modern descendants, the Pueblo Indians. The pueblos and cliff dwellings they built during their halcyon days between 1100... (read more)

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Carlos Montezuma, M.D.: A Yavapai American Hero
Carlos Montezuma, M.D.: A Yavapai American Hero
by Leon Speroff
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Impeccably researched and rich in detail, Carlos Montezuma, M.D. documents the life of one of the first Native American medical doctors. Taken from his family as a boy by Pima Indian warriors and sold to an itinerant Italian photographer, Montezuma found... (read more)

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In Search of the Old Ones
In Search of the Old Ones
by David Roberts
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The Anasazi, ancestors of the Pueblo people, inhabited the Southwest for at least 5,000 years. David Roberts' extensive interviews and back country travels create a richly detailed portrait of an enigmatic people.... (read more)

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Putting a Song on Top of It: Expression and Identity on the San Carlos Apache Reservation
Putting a Song on Top of It: Expression and Identity on the San Carlos Apache Reservation
by David Samuels
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As in many Native American communities, people on the San Carlos Apache reservation in southeastern Arizona have for centuries been exposed to contradictory pressures. One set of expectations is about conversion and modernization—spiritual... (read more)

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Meditations with the Hopi
Meditations with the Hopi
by Robert Boissiere
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A heartfelt and reverential view of the Hopi Way as seen by one of the few white men to have lived within this ancient culture, "Meditations with the Hopi" imparts to us the essence of the Hopi experience--from child's first cry to soul's departure, each... (read more)

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The Pueblo Storyteller
The Pueblo Storyteller
by Barbara A Babcock
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The art of figurative pottery-making in Pueblo ceramics, including the invention of the Storyteller, are documented in this beautifully illustrated coffee-table book.... (read more)

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Indian Blankets and Their Makers
Indian Blankets and Their Makers
by George Wharton James
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History, old-style wool blankets, changes brought about by traders, symbolism of design and color, a Navajo weaver at work, more. Emphasis on Navajo. Includes information on the Bayeta blanket, squaw dresses, dyeing, belts, garters, hair braids... (read more)

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Molded in the Image of Changing Woman: Navajo Views on the Human Body and Personhood
Molded in the Image of Changing Woman: Navajo Views on the Human Body and Personhood
by Maureen Tru Schwarz
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What might result from hearing a particular song, wearing used clothing, or witnessing an accident? Ethnographic accounts of the Navajo refer repeatedly to the influences of events on health and well-being, yet until now no attempt has been made to... (read more)

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Kokopelli: The Making of an Icon
Kokopelli: The Making of an Icon
by Ekkehart Malotki
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Kokopelli the flute player is one of the most popular icons that American culture has adopted from the Native peoples of North America. The Kokopelli name and image are everywhere, adorning everything from jewelry, welcome mats, T-shirts, and money clips... (read more)

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West of the thirties :discoveries among the Navajo and Hopi
West of the thirties :discoveries among the Navajo and Hopi
by Edward T Hall
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From 1933 to 1937, the great American anthropologist Edward T. Hall lived and worked on reservations in the Southwest, a frontier where four cultures--Navajo, Hopi, Hispanic, and Anglo--clashed. Re-creating that stark and haunting landscape, Hall pieces... (read more)

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A Pima Remembers
A Pima Remembers
by George Webb
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"A flavorsome re-creation of things past in the life of a generous, friendly people." —New York Times Book Review "George Webb's gentle recollections of his childhood and Pima Indian lifeways will doubtless endure forever. This... (read more)

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For Our Navajo People: Dine Letters, Speeches & Petitions, 1900-1960
For Our Navajo People: Dine Letters, Speeches & Petitions, 1900-1960
by Peter Iverson
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Using previously unpublished material, this book presents Navajo perspectives on key issues of land, community, education, rights, government, and identity.... (read more)

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The Pueblo Revolt: The Secret Rebellion That Drove the Spaniards Out of the Southwest
The Pueblo Revolt: The Secret Rebellion That Drove the Spaniards Out of the Southwest
by David Roberts
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With the conquest of New Mexico in 1598, Spanish governors, soldiers, and missionaries began their brutal subjugation of the Pueblo Indians in what is today the Southwestern United States. This oppression continued for decades, until, in the summer of... (read more)

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