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American Indian Tribes Of The Southwest

Author : Michael G Johnson
ISBN : 9781780961873
Genre : History
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This focuses on the history, costume, and material culture of the native peoples of North America. It was in the Southwest ? modern Arizona, New Mexico, and parts of California and other neighboring states ? that the first major clashes took place between 16th-century Spanish conquistadors and the indigenous peoples of North America. This history of contact, conflict, and coexistence with first the Spanish, then their Mexican settlers, and finally the Americans, gives a special flavor to the region. Despite nearly 500 years of white settlement and pressure, the traditional cultures of the peoples of the Southwest survive today more strongly than in any other region. The best-known clashes between the whites and the Indians of this region are the series of Apache wars, particularly between the early 1860s and the late 1880s. However, there were other important regional campaigns over the centuries ? for example, Coronado's battle against the Zuni at Hawikuh in 1540, during his search for the legendary "Seven Cities of Cibola??; the Pueblo Revolt of 1680; and the Taos Revolt of 1847 ? and warriors of all of these are described and illustrated in this book.

American Indians Of The Southwest

Author : Bertha P. Dutton
ISBN : 0826307043
Genre : History
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Describes the history, culture, and social structure of the Pueblo, Navajo, Apache, Ute, and Paiute Indian tribes

The People

Author : Stephen Trimble
ISBN : WISC:89060390218
Genre : History
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A portrayal of Native American life in Southern California, New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, and Arizona describes their cultural contributions, lifestyles, struggles, and customs

Native Peoples Of The Southwest

Author : Trudy Griffin-Pierce
ISBN : 0826319084
Genre : History
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"Griffin-Pierce has visited each tribal group profiled and has collaborated with native leaders to make the book as up-to-date and accurate as possible. She emphasizes throughout the multiethnic nature of the American Southwest and the living traditions of native cultures. Her book will be useful to students of anthropology, archaeology, history, and Native American studies as well as general readers."--Jacket.

The Columbia Guide To American Indians Of The Southwest

Author : Trudy Griffin-Pierce
ISBN : 9780231520102
Genre : History
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A major work on the history and culture of Southwest Indians, The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Southwest tells a remarkable story of cultural continuity in the face of migration, displacement, violence, and loss. The Native peoples of the American Southwest are a unique group, for while the arrival of Europeans forced many Native Americans to leave their land behind, those who lived in the Southwest held their ground. Many still reside in their ancestral homes, and their oral histories, social practices, and material artifacts provide revelatory insight into the history of the region and the country as a whole. Trudy Griffin-Pierce incorporates her lifelong passion for the people of the Southwest, especially the Navajo, into an absorbing narrative of pre- and postcontact Native experiences. She finds that, even though the policies of the U.S. government were meant to promote assimilation, Native peoples formed their own response to outside pressures, choosing to adapt rather than submit to external change. Griffin-Pierce provides a chronology of instances that have shaped present-day conditions in the region, as well as an extensive glossary of significant people, places, and events. Setting a precedent for ethical scholarship, she describes different methods for researching the Southwest and cites sources for further archaeological and comparative study. Completing the volume is a selection of key primary documents, literary works, films, Internet resources, and contact information for each Native community, enabling a more thorough investigation into specific tribes and nations. The Columbia Guides to American Indian History and Culture also include: The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Great Plains Loretta Fowler The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Northeast Kathleen J. Bragdon The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Southeast Theda Perdue and Michael D. Green

Handbook Of North American Indians Southwest

Author : William C. Sturtevant
ISBN : 0160045770
Genre : History
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Combines history and anthropology to investigate the origins, development, cultures, religion, and social and political organization of the aboriginal peoples of North America

Early American Indian Tribes

Author : Marie Patterson
ISBN : 9780743987448
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Indian culture and life consists of many traditions and customs. Readers will learn about some traditions, customs, and ways of surviving from various tribes around Early America, including the Northeast Indians, Southeast Indians, Plains Indians, Southwest Indians, Northwest Indians, Woodland Indians, and Pueblo Indians. Detailed images engage readers with pictures and examples of totem poles, long houses, chickees, and pueblos while the supportive text and helpful glossary aid in developing a better understanding of the content.

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