“What roles do literary and community texts and social media play in the memory, politics, and lived experience of those dispossessed?” Fitzgerald asks this question in her introduction and sets out to answer it in her study of literature and social media by (primarily) Native women who are writing about and often actively protesting against displacement caused both by forced relocation and environmental disaster.
This reference edition profiles each tribe’s history and culture, with detailed information about their communities, natural resources, enterprises, and environmental concerns, as well as their contact information.
Hispanos, Indians, Genízaros, and Their Land in New Mexico
By Malcolm Ebright
$34.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-5197-5 May 2015
Having written about Hispano land grants and Pueblo Indian grants separately, Malcolm Ebright now brings these narratives together for the first time, reconnecting them and resurrecting lost histories.
Secrecy, Literacy, and Perfectibility in Indigenous New Mexico
By Erin Debenport
$27.95 Paperback 978-1-938645-47-1 March 2015
In Fixing the Books, professor Erin Debenport (anthropology, University of New Mexico) presents the research she conducted on an indigenous language literacy effort within a New Mexico Pueblo community, and the potential of that literacy to compromise Pueblo secrecy.
This long-awaited book is the most detailed and up-to-date account of the complex history of Pueblo Indian land in New Mexico, beginning in the late seventeenth century and continuing to the present day.
Laguna Pueblo: A Photographic History includes more than one hundred of Marmon’s photos showcasing his talents while highlighting the cohesive, adaptive, and independent character of the Laguna people.
How did Southwestern peoples make a living in the vast arid reaches of the Great Basin? When and why did violence erupt in the Mesa Verde region? Who were the Fremont people? How do some Hopis view Chaco Canyon? These are just a few of the topics addressed in Living the Ancient Southwest.