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Native American Performance and Representation

Edited by S.E. Wilmer
The University of Arizona Press

A comprehensive study of Native performance from multiple perspectives, Native and non-Native, encompassing feminism and film theory, written by scholars and performers.

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A Pima Remembers

The University of Arizona Press

"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 deeply moving autobiography is the perfect introduction for younger Pimas to their culture and ...

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Cycles of Conquest

The University of Arizona Press

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION - CULTURAL FRONTIERS

The Overlapping Conquests of North America

The Indians of Northwestern New Spain About 1600

The Rancheria Peoples

The Village Peoples

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Nine Months Is a Year

At Baboquívari School

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Pima Indian Legends

The University of Arizona Press

Coyote, Eagle-man, quail, bear, and other charaters relate their adventures in two dozen delightful tales Anna Shaw heard her father tell when she was young. The author, a Pima herself, unfolds twenty-four charming Indian tales as passed down from generation to generation. Simple, and beautiful in design and content. A delight for ...

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Culture Change and Shifting Populations in Central Northern Mexico

The University of Arizona Press

Historical investigation of culture contact between raiding aboriginal Indian groups and Spanish colonists. Significant insights concerning conflicting concepts of ownership and property.

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Western Apache Witchcraft

The University of Arizona Press

An ethnographic contribution describing the beliefs and ideas associated with witchcraft as shared "knowledge" that the Apaches have about their universe. Uncovers the types of interpersonal relationships with which witchcraft accusations are regularly associated and posits explanations for these associations.

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Me and Mine

The University of Arizona Press

An energetic Hopi woman emerges from a traditional family background to embrace the more conventional way of life in American today. Enchanting and enlightening—a rare piece of primary source anthropology.

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Archaeology As Anthropology

The University of Arizona Press

"This paper is important in the rapidly increasing preoccupation of American archeologists with the basic theories of their discipline. . . . An excellent example of how basic descriptive data can be used."--American Anthropologist

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White Mountain Redware

The University of Arizona Press

A study of the styles of decoration found on the early southwestern pottery known as White Mountain Redware. The White Mountain Redware tradition, an arbitrary division of the Cibola painted pottery tradition, is composed of those vessels which have a red slip and painted decoration in either black or black and white, which when grouped ...

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A Yaqui Easter

The University of Arizona Press

The Yaqui Indian Easter Ceremony--from the initial events of Ash Wednesday through the final "Circle" on Easter Sunday--briefly described and interpreted by a long-time student of the tribe.

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Apachean Culture History and Ethnology

The University of Arizona Press

This volume grew out of a symposium held at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association in November 1969 at New Orleans, Louisiana. The "Apachean Symposium" was designed to provide an opportunity for scholars engaged in research on southern Athapaskan cultures to report upon their findings, and wherever possible, to ...

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Western Apache Raiding and Warfare

The University of Arizona Press

This is a remarkable series of personal narrations from Western Apaches before and just after the various agencies and sub-agencies were established. It also includes extensive commentary on weapons and traditions, with Apache words and phrases translated and complete annotation.

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The Diagnosis of Plant Diseases

The University of Arizona Press

A field and laboratory manual emphasizing the most practical methods for rapid identification.

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Bioscientific Terminology

The University of Arizona Press

"Lessons that develop a set of guides toward understanding 'new' scientific vocabulary through examination of stems and bases, suffixes etc. A help-yourself guide for 'unlocking' unfamiliar scientific words accompanied by many examples and exercises." —The National Science Teachers Association "This new book is designed ...

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My Girlhood Among Outlaws

By Lily Klasner; Edited by Eve Ball
The University of Arizona Press
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An Illustrated Guide to Arizona Weeds

The University of Arizona Press

Everything needed to recognize, effectively combat--and defeat--weeds. Comprehensive manual covers identification, new species and problems, land-use factors, and control methods. Illustrations by Lucretia B Hamilton.

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In the Days of Victorio

The University of Arizona Press

"Chief Victorio of the Warm Springs Apache, has recounted the turbulent life of his people between 1876 and 1886. This eyewitness account . . . recalls not only the hunger, pursuit, and strife of those years, but also the thoughts, feelings, and culture of the hunted tribe. Recommended as general reading." —Library Journal

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Ma'am Jones of the Pecos

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