Biography

Land of Enchantment

Memoirs of Marian Russell Along the Santa Fe Trail
By Marian Russell

This forgotten classic paints a vivid picture of nineteenth-century New Mexico as seen by a bright young girl from the age of seven on. Mrs. Russell's memories of several well-known western figures are not only delightful reading but make this book a useful addition to the region's history.

Carlos Montezuma and the Changing World of American Indians

By Peter Iverson

The classic biography of one of the great Native American crusaders for Indian rights in the early twentieth century.

No Turning Back

A Hopi Woman's Struggle to Live in Two Worlds
By Polingaysi Qoyawayma

Biography of a Hopi Indian woman and her career as an educator.

Richard Wetherill: Anasazi

Pioneer Explorer of Southwestern Ruins
Revised Edition
By Frank McNitt

This biography documents the life of the man who discovered the prehistoric ruins at Mesa Verde, Colorado, and began the excavation of Pueblo Bonito at Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.

The House at Otowi Bridge

The Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos
By Peggy Pond Church

The haunting experiences of a shy Pennsylvania woman who opened a tearoom in her adobe home that became a haven for neighboring nuclear scientists and Indians alike.

The Road from Frijoles Canyon

Anthropological Adventures on Four Continents
By William Y. Adams

A respected anthropologist reflects on his lifelong passion for the American Southwest and his journey studying the varied cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America.

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