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  • Tony Hillerman's Navajoland

    In Tony Hillerman’s Navajoland, Laurance D. Linford provides an obsessively detailed guide to the world of Hillerman’s Leaphorn and Chee Navajo mysteries

  • Anasazi: What's in a name?

    The name "Anasazi" has fallen out of favor, but none of the other names now used for this vanished civilization are satisfactory, either

  • Out of the Four Corners

    Susan Ryan, a young archaeologist, has some unusual ideas about why the Anasazi left their homes in the Southwest, 700 years ago

  • She builds new words in an ancient tongue

    Reba Teran is painstakingly building an audio dictionary of spoken Shoshone, hoping to save both her language and her culture

  • Serafina's Stories

    Serafina’s Stories by Rudolfo Anaya tells the tale of a 17th century Pueblo Indian story-teller’s encounter with the Spanish governor in old New Mexico

  • Religion loses to recreation in Arizona

    The writer sympathizes with Native Americans fighting snowmaking on a mountain considered sacred

  • Showdown over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and its people

    Caribou Rising by Rick Bass is an impassioned plea on behalf of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Gwich’in people who have hunted caribou there for thousands of years

  • Saving Maidu culture, one seedling at a time

    Lorena Gorbet, a Mountain Maidu Indian, has dedicated her life to saving her tribal culture through forest management in the Feather River area of Northern California

  • Snowmaking on sacred slopes stirs controversy

    The Arizona Snowbowl ski area wants to use Flagstaff’s treated wastewater for snowmaking, but 13 American Indian tribes, who regard the San Francisco Peaks as sacred, are fighting the plan

  • Capturing a Chediskai childhood

    In Don’t Let the Sun Step Over You: A White Mountain Apache Family Life, anthropologist Keith Basso collects the reminiscences of Eva Tulene Watt

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