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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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BYU Holds Annual Indian Week: "A Positive Time to be Indian"

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 15, no. 3, May 1976, pp. [28-29]
Description
Highlights of speeches by Morris Thompson (Bureau of Indian Affairs), Chief Dan George (poet, actor), and Deana Jo Harragarra (Miss Indian America XXII) at Brigham Young University.
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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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Circles, Trees, and Bears: Symbols of Power of the Weenuche Ute

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert S. McPherson
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 36, no. 2, 2012, pp. 103-129
Description
Comments on the similarities and the differences between various ceremonies and the blending of the past with the present.
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Consultation on Grand Staircase: Escalante National Monument from Planning to Implementation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Marietta W. Eaton
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 1, Native Voices: An Informal Collection of Papers Presented at the AAA Meeting, November 2000, Winter, 2001, pp. 28-34
Description
Author details the process of engaging local nations and communities in the planning and development of a United States National monument.
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Culture and Tourism in the Navajo Country

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Stephen C. Jett
Journal of Cultural Geography, vol. 11, no. 1, 1990, pp. 85-107
Description
Historical background on the creation of the Southwest-Indian image and on Navajo Country tourism.
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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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Direct European Immigrant Transmission of Old World Pathogens to Numic Indians during the Nineteenth Century

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Richard W. Stoffle
Kristine L. Jones
Henry F. Dobyns
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 19, no. 2, Spring, 1995, pp. 181-203
Description
Examines the writings of Brigham Young to reconstruct some of the epidemiological events that affected Indigenous people in what is now Utah while was being colonized.
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Eighth Annual Report of the Board of Indian Commissioners for the Year 1876.

Documents & Presentations
Description
The Eighth Annual Report of the United States Board of Indian Commissioners includes reports of living conditions on reservations; correspondence and transcripts of meetings between government officials and Aboriginal chiefs and officials; and lists of Indian Agencies with names of tribes and agents. Includes a map of the Nex Perce Indian Reservation located in present-day Idaho.

Historical note:

Harold Nelson Woodsworth served as an Indian Agent at a number of agencies in Saskatchewan.
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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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From Dezba to "John": The Changing Role of Navajo Women in Southeastern Utah

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert S. McPherson
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 18, no. 3, 1994, pp. 187-209
Description
Looks at Gladys A. Reichard's book Dezba: Woman of the Desert, a fictional novel based upon her work among the Navajo, which discusses the struggles of a "traditional" mother.
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Gosiute Peyotism

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Carling Malouf
American Anthropologist, vol. 44, no. 1, New Series, January-March 1942, pp. 93-103
Description
Describes two distinct versions regarding this belief system, Tipi Way and Sioux Way, practiced by the Gosiute.
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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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Hunting Hoppers

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David B. Madsen
James E. Kirkman
American Antiquity, vol. 53, no. 3, July 1988, pp. 593-604
Description
Reports the use of salted grasshoppers as food at Lakeside Cave over the last 5000 years.
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The Informed Consent Process in a Cross-Cultural Setting: Is The Process Achieving the Intended Result?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Melvina McCabe
Frank Morgan
Helen Curley
Rick Begay
Dorothy M. Gohdes
Ethnicity & Disease, vol. 15, no. 2, Spring, 2005, pp. 300-304
Description
Reports on the cultural and linguistic barriers encountered by Navajo interpreters during the informed consent process and makes suggestions for adapting it to minority populations.
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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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Juniper Ash as a Source of Calcium in the Navajo Diet

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nedra K. Christensen
Ann W. Sorenson
Deloy G. Hendricks
Ronald Munger
Journal of the American Dietetic Association, vol. 98, no. 3, March 1998, pp. 333-334
Description
Study performed to assess the viability of replacing milk with a traditional ingredient when making meals for seniors eating group meals.
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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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The Navajo Health and Nutrition Survey [NHNS]: Research That Can Make a Difference

Alternate Title
Findings and Implications of the Navajo Health and Nutrition Survey
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tim Byers
John Hubbard
Journal of Nutrition, vol. 127, no. 10S, October 1997, pp. 2075S-2077S
Description
Examines findings dealing with prevalence and prevention of chronic diseases, clinical treatment services and health promotion.
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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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