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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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Dine Bahane': The Navajo Creation Story
Dine Bahane': The Navajo Creation Story
by Paul Zolbrod
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Zolbrod's book offers the general reader a vivid introduction to Navajo culture.... (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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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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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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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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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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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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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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We Will Dance Our Truth: Yaqui History in Yoeme Performances
We Will Dance Our Truth: Yaqui History in Yoeme Performances
by David Delgado Shorter
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In this innovative, performative approach to the expressive culture of the Yaqui (Yoeme) peoples of the Sonora and Arizona borderlands, David Delgado Shorter provides an altogether fresh understanding of Yoeme worldviews. Based on extensive field study... (read more)

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Turtle Island Alphabet: A Lexicon of Native American Symbols & Culture
Turtle Island Alphabet: A Lexicon of Native American Symbols & Culture
by Gerald Hausman
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"[Turtle Island Alphabet] is a beautiful book...the pinnacle of Hausman's lifelong work of illuminating the wisdom, teachings, and lore of native peoples." New Mexico... (read more)

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The Fourth World of the Hopis: The Epic Story of the Hopi Indians as Preserved in Their Legends and Traditions
The Fourth World of the Hopis: The Epic Story of the Hopi Indians as Preserved in Their Legends and Traditions
by Harold Courlander
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Here the noted folklorist brings together traditional accounts of epic events and adventures in the life of Hopi clans and villages, from legendary to historical times. The setting of these various adventures and events is not the Southwest as we know it... (read more)

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