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Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache
Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache
by Keith H Basso
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Explores the connections of place, language, wisdom, and morality among the Western Apache.... (read more)

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Book of the Hopi
Book of the Hopi
by Frank Waters
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A masterpiece of Pueblo Indian mythology—now in a restored, definitive edition In 1928, Edward Proctor Hunt, a Pueblo Indian man who was born in 1861 in the mesa-top village of Acoma, New Mexico and initiated into several secret societies only to... (read more)

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Pieces of White Shell
Pieces of White Shell
by Terry Tempest Williams
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This unusual book is an introduction to Navajo culture by a storyteller. Steeped in the lore of the Navajo reservation, where she worked as a teacher, the author came to see Navajo legend and ritual as touchstones for evaluating her own experience. She... (read more)

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Anasazi America: Seventeen Centuries on the Road from Center Place
Anasazi America: Seventeen Centuries on the Road from Center Place
by David E Stuart
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At the height of their power in the late eleventh century, the Chaco Anasazi dominated a territory in the American Southwest larger than any European principality of the time. A vast and powerful alliance of thousands of farming hamlets and nearly 100... (read more)

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The Legacy of a Master Potter: Nampeyo and Her Descendants
The Legacy of a Master Potter: Nampeyo and Her Descendants
by Mary Ellen Blair
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The Hopi-Tewa Woman called Nampeyo is recognized today as one of the most important artists of the American Southwest. Through her hands, the craft of Hopi pottery blossomed into the revival of an art form almost lost. By the opening of the twentieth... (read more)

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Anasazi Architecture and American Design
Anasazi Architecture and American Design
by Baker Morrow
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A journey through Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde balancing observations of past architectural and cultural achievements with suggestions and recommendations for design practices in the present.... (read more)

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Edge of Taos Desert: An Escape to Reality
Edge of Taos Desert: An Escape to Reality
by Mabel Dodge Luhan
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In 1917 Mabel Sterne, patron of the arts and spokeswoman for the New York avant-garde, came to the Southwest seeking a new life. This autobiographical account, long out-of-print, of her first few months in New Mexico is a remarkable description of an... (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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Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers
Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers
by Kanji Kawano
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The American offensive in the Pacific during World War II (was) hampered by the Japanese ability to crack the most secret U.S. Codes. Navajo was virtually unknown outside the reservations, ... and (their) code proved uncrackable. Kenji Kawano's striking... (read more)

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Geronimo (Lamar Series in Western History)
Geronimo (Lamar Series in Western History)
by Robert M Utley
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"...[A] professionally researched and written book that gives the reader a condensed description of Geronimo and provides thoughtful observations about the legend's complex life. It is definitely a worthwhile read for those interested in Apaches or the... (read more)

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Pueblo Indians and Spanish Colonial Authority in Eighteenth-Century New Mexico
Pueblo Indians and Spanish Colonial Authority in Eighteenth-Century New Mexico
by Tracy L Brown
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Pueblo people reacted to Spanish colonialism in many different ways. While some resisted change and struggled to keep to their long-standing traditions, others reworked old practices or even adopted Spanish ones. Pueblo Indians and Spanish Colonial... (read more)

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Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed
Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed
by Judy Pasternak
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A gravestone, a mention in local archives, stories still handed down around Oyster Bay: the outline of a woman begins to emerge and with her the world she inhabited, so rich in tradition, so shaken by violent change. Katie Kettle Gale was born into a... (read more)

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Dine : History of the Navajos (02 Edition)
Dine : History of the Navajos (02 Edition)
by Peter Iverson
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The most complete and current history of the largest American Indian nation in the U.S., based on extensive new archival research, traditional histories, interviews, and personal observation.... (read more)

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Reaching Keet Seel: Ruin's Echo & the Anasazi
Reaching Keet Seel: Ruin's Echo & the Anasazi
by Reg Saner
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A collection of travelogue essays recording the author's reflections on the ruins of the Anasazi civilization and his personal spiritual reactions to them. Saner (English, U. of Colorado) seeks to convey a sense of nature and art that can be gained by... (read more)

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Indian Rock Art of the Southwest
Indian Rock Art of the Southwest
by Polly Schaafsma
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The comprehensive book on Indian petroglyphs in the Southwest.... (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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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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Theft of the Spirit: A Journey to Spiritual Healing
Theft of the Spirit: A Journey to Spiritual Healing
by Carl A Hammerschlag
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The author of the highly successful book The Dancing Healers draws on the cultural rituals and traditions of Native Americans to illustrate the mind/body connection to spiritual healing.... (read more)

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Hopi Kachinas
Hopi Kachinas
by Edward A. Kennard
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Dr. Edward Kennard's commentary portrays the cycle of Hopi kachina ceremonialism and explains the meanings of the various dances. Illustrated by Edwin Earle, who lived for a year on the Hopi Mesas and witnessed a full cycle of kachina dances.... (read more)

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Acoma: Pueblo in the Sky
Acoma: Pueblo in the Sky
by Ward Alan Minge
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A comprehensive history of the Acoma sanctioned by the tribe.... (read more)

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