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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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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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