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Being a Fed

Articles » General
Author/Creator
John Gritts
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 26, no. 2, Workforce Development, Winter, 2014
Description
Highlights the contributions John Gritts has made towards changing the history of Indian education.
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Bridging the Gap Between High School and College

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
W. Sakiestewa Gilbert
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 39, no. 3, Spring, 2000, p. [?]
Description
Study evaluates the five week Nizhoni Academy, which is designed to improve students' success at the post-secondary level. Includes literature review.
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Canyon of the Full Moon: A Navajo Story

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Evelyn Horan
Whispering Wind, vol. 41, no. 5, Issue 285, January 2013, pp. 18-19
Description
Story based on relocation of the Navajo to Fort Summer in 1863. In 1868 they were allowed to return home to reservation land in Four Corners County.
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Denver Indian Family Resource Center: Research Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Robin Leake
Description
Discusses the activities of the Rocky Mountain Quality Improvement Center (RMQIC) project which was designed to prevent removal and out-of-home placement of children who have become involved with the child welfare system due to parental substance abuse and child neglect.
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Diné Clans and Climate Change: A Historical Lesson for Land Use Today

Alternate Title
Dine Clans and Climate Change: A Historical Lesson for Land Use Today
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Klara Kelley
Harris Francis
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 43, no. 1, 2019, pp. 55-82
Description
Authors describes the Diné system of clans and kinship, and suggest that rooted as it is in an ethic of universal relatedness, it might hold solutions for dealing with environmental and political instability.
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Folsom and Nepesta Points

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Charles Scoggin
American Antiquity, vol. 5, no. 4, April 1940, pp. 290-298
Description
Examines the claim that evidence of the Folsom complex was found in California.
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Forty-Seventh Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1929-1930

E-Books
Author/Creator
M. W. Stirling
Description
Report includes the following papers: Report of the Chief by M. W. Stirling The Acoma Indians by Leslie A. White Isleta, New Mexico by Elsie Clews Parsons Introduction to Zuñi Ceremonialism by Ruth L. Bunzel Zuñi Origin Myths by Ruth L. Bunzel Zuñi Ritual Poetry by Ruth L. Bunzel Zuñi Katcinas by Ruth L. Bunzel
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Guardian of the Earth: A Portrait of the Environmentalist as a Young Man

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Erin McArdle
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 37, no. 2, The Seventh Generation: Spotlight on Indigenous Youth, June 2013, p. [?]
Description
Discusses Earth Guardians, the organization devoted to youth environmental activism, and their current work advocating for a statewide ban on fracking in Colorado. Highlights activist, Xiuihtezcatl Martinez.
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Hantavirus and the Media: Double Jeopardy for Native Americans

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Fred Bales
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 18, no. 3, 1994, pp. 251-263
Description
Story of the Hantavirus illness, outbreak, deaths, and media attention in the summer of 1993 among the Navajo of the Four Corners (Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah).
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In Alliance as Native Youth Leaders, as Family

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Febna Caven
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 37, no. 2, The Seventh Generation: Spotlight on Indigenous Youth, June 2013, p. [?]
Description
Describes the annual retreat of a culturally relevant leadership program that empowers young leaders to inspire positive development in their communities.
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The Integration of the Sun Dance in Ute Religion

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Marvin K. Opler
American Anthropologist, vol. 43, no. 4, pt. 1, New Series, October-December 1941, pp. 550-572
Description
Describes the Ute version of the dance, which originated with the Arapaho.
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Jackfish, The Vanishing Village

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Rebecca Rowan
Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 26, no. 3-4, Indigenous Women in Canada: The Voices of First Nations, Inuit and Metis Women, Winter/Spring, 2008, pp. 237-238
Description
Book review of: Jackfish by Sarah Felix Burns.
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Jicarilla Genesis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James Mooney
American Anthropologist , vol. 11, no. 7, July 1898, pp. 197-209
Description
Jicarilla Apache legend told by a medicine man living on a reservation in northwestern New Mexico in 1897.
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Meteorite Collecting among Ancient Americans

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
H. H. Nininger
American Antiquity, vol. 4, no. 1, July 1938, pp. 39-40
Description
Explores the significance of discovering four meteorites in an old camp site in eastern Colorado and western Kansas.
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Navajo Graves: Some Preliminary Considerations for Recording and Classifying Reservation Burials

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Albert E. Ward
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 4, no. 4, A Special Symposium Issue on Navajo Mortuary Practices and Beliefs, 1978, pp. 329-346
Description
An investigation into Navajo burial sites and cultural practices. However, due to a lack of data for comparison the author also notes the need for more archeological work in collaboration with the Navajo Nation.
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Navajo Photography

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Monty Roessel
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 20, no. 3, Special Issue on The Shadow Catcher: The Uses of Native American Photography, 1996, pp. 83-91
Description
Looks at Navajo photography from a Navajo’s point of view, both as subject and as photographer.
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The Navajo Tradition - Transition to the Bahá’í Faith

Alternate Title
Images, Imaginations, and Beyond: Proceedings of the Eighth Native American Symposium
Native American Symposium ; 8th, 2009
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Linda S. Covey
Description
Examines the three reasons behind the conversion of the Navajo, or Diné, to the little-known eastern religion in the early 1960s.
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Notes on the Kiowa Sun Dance

Alternate Title
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 16, pt. 6
E-Books
Author/Creator
Leslie Spier
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History
Description
Forms part of Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v.16 (p.433-450 , 1 map).
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The Olsen-Chubbuck Site: A Paleo-Indian Bison Kill

Alternate Title
American Antiquity; vol. 37, no. 1, pt. 2, 1972
Memoirs of the Society for American Archaeology; no. 26
E-Books
Author/Creator
Joe Ben Wheat
Harold E. Malde
Estella B. Leopold
Description
Discussion of site dating from around 6500 B.C. which contains a bone-bed of almost 200 bison.
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Pre-Columbian Towers in the Southwest

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Albert Schulman
American Antiquity, vol. 15, no. 4, April 1950, pp. 288-297
Description
Analysis of pre-Columbian towers or isolated structures, including Mesa Verde, McElmo, Hvenweep, Gallina and some in Navajo territory.
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Rance Hood: Mystic Painter

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Patricia A. Etter
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 24, no. 1, Spring, 2009, pp. 121-122
Description
Book review of: Rance Hood: Mystic Painter by James J. Hester and Rance Hood.
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Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Fay A. Yarbrough
Charles R. Cobb
Judith Ostrowitz
Barbara Alice Mann
Sioux Harvey
Mary Young
Laura Leibman
John P. Bowes
Jon Parmenter
Jerome M. Levi
Andrew Denson
Robert McCarl
G. H. Grandbois
Heather A. Howard
Tom Holm
et al.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 32, no. 1, 2008, pp. 135-186
Description
Book reviews of: African Creeks: Estelvste and the Creek Nation by Gary Zellar. Archaeology of the Lower Muskogee Creek Indians, 1715–1836 by H. Thomas Foster II with contributions by Mary Theresa Bonhage-Freund and Lisa O’Steen. Art of the Northwest Coast by Aldona Jonaitis. Big Medicine from Six Nations by Ted C. Williams. Casino and Museum: Representing Mashantucket Pequot Identity by John J.
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Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Luis Leobardo Arroyo
J. Anthony Paredes
Donald G. Baker
Hertha Wong
Edmund J. Ladd
Donald M. Bahr
Ward Churchill
Victoria Wyatt
et. al.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 9, no. 3, 1985, pp. 49-75
Description
Book reviews of: Blue Jade From The Morning Star: An Essay and a Cycle of Poems on Quetzalcoatl by William Irwin Thompson. The Shaman: Patterns of Siberian and Ojibway Healing by John A. Grim. Minority Report: What's Happened to Blacks, Hispanics, American Indians and Other Minorities in the Eighties by Leslie W. Dunbar. Diné Bahané: The Navajo Creation Story by Paul G. Zolbrod. New Light on Chaco Canyon edited by David G. Noble. The Pueblo Children of the Earth Mother by Thomas E.
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Robert A. Roessel Jr. and Navajo Community College: Cross-Cultural Roles of Key Individuals in Its Creation, 1951-1989

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
T. Gregory Barrett
Lourene Thaxton
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 31, no. 4, 2007, pp. 25-50
Description
Background history about the creation of the Navajo Community College (NCC). The colleges creation represented to people the establishment of a cross-cultural brokerage intended to overcome assimilationist tendencies.
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