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Phoenix Indian School

The Second Half-Century

The University of Arizona Press

Provides a history of the Phoenix Indian School from 1930 until the graduation of its final class of nineteen students in 1990. Dorothy Parker tells how the Phoenix Indian School not only adapted to policy changes instituted by the federal government but also had to contend with events occurring in the world around it, such as the Great Depression, World War II, and the advent of the "red power" movement.

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Friar Bringas Reports to the King

Methods of Indoctrination on the Frontier of New Spain, 1796–97

The University of Arizona Press

A significant contribution to a deeper understanding of the Spanish period in Arizona and Sonora, Mexico, this translation of Father Diego Miguel Bringas' 1796–97 report on missionary activities presents a rare first-hand account of Spanish attempts to direct cultural change among the Pima Indians.

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Navajo Architecture

Forms, History, Distributions

The University of Arizona Press

Complete explication of hogan and house forms, root forms, summer structures and more make this possibly the most complete study ever made of the folk architecture of a tribal society to date.
 

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American Labor in the Southwest

The First One Hundred Years

Edited by James C. Foster
The University of Arizona Press
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Where the Strange Roads Go Down

The University of Arizona Press

Mary and Fred del Villar's desire to travel "the strange roads" of rural Mexico led to a 750-mile walk from Lake Patzcuaro to the Pacific Ocean in 1951. For three months they endured sun, scorpions, floods, and hunger, but also found warm friendship everywhere they went.

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Chronological Analysis of Tsegi Phase Sites in Northeastern Arizona

The University of Arizona Press

Papers of the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, No. 3, this book presents archaeological and chronological data on thirteen Tsegi Phase sites in the area of Tsegi Canyon in northeastern Arizona, for a comprehensive characterization of the Tsegi Phase.

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