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  • Author:
    Garrick Bailey,Roberta Glenn Bailey
  • ISBN:
    0933452284
  • ISBN13:
    978-0933452282
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  • Publisher:
    School for Advanced Research Press (December 13, 1999)
  • Pages:
    384 pages
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    Americas
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A History Of The Navajos book.

A History Of The Navajos book.

The Reservation Years. Garrick Bailey and Roberta Glenn Bailey; with a New Preface by Garrick Bailey

The Reservation Years. Garrick Bailey and Roberta Glenn Bailey; with a New Preface by Garrick Bailey. While many Native Americans have subordinated their tribal identity to their identity as Indians, unique historical circumstances have allowed the Navajos to maintain their uniqueness

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This will be the book on the simulations of past social systems. Paperback: 304 pages.

This will be the book on the simulations of past social systems. These studies involve the intimate participation of archaeologists, hydrologists, soil scientists, paleoclimatologists, evolutionary biologists, and computer modelers. -George Gumerman, Santa Fe Institute.

Sarah Soliz, SAR Press director, and Jennifer Day, IARC head registrar discuss the evolution of the new eMuseum.

Paperback: 216 pages

Paperback: 216 pages. Many of the place portraits, descriptions of ritual, and understanding of water's importance offer insights to any reader.

The author focuses on the ditch irrigation system of the Taos valley as it provides a very good microcosm of the New Mexico acequia (irrigation ditch/water sharing) culture.

34 Bailey, Garrick and Glenn Bailey, Roberta, A History of the Navajos: The Reservation Years (Santa Fe, .  . 1986), 223. 35 Adams, Lucy . Navajos Go to School, Journal of Adult Education 10 (Apr. 1938): 152 for first two quotes; idem, A Navajo Education Program, Indians at Work 5 (1 Nov. 1937): 12-13. 41 For varying interpretations of the failute of the day schools, see Philp, John Collier's Crusade for Indian Reform, 129; Szasz, Education and the American Indian, 60-80; and Jensen, Teachers and Progressives. Letter from E. R. Fryer to Willard Beatty, 5 Aug. 1938, Entry 21, Navajos 854, Record Group 75, National Archives.

When ethnohistorians Garrick and Roberta Bailey arrived in Farmington, New Mexico, in 1977 to conduct field research on the Navajos, they soon realized the truth of what they had been told by members of other tribes: Navajos weren't like other Indians. While many Native Americans have subordinated their tribal identity to their identity as Indians, unique historical circumstances have allowed the Navajos to maintain their uniqueness.

A History of the Navajos examines these circumstances over the century and more that the tribe has lived on the reservation. In 1868, the year that the United States government released the Navajos from four years of imprisonment at Bosque Redondo and created the Navajo reservation, their very survival was in doubt. In spite of conflicts over land and administrative control, by the 1890s they had achieved a greater level of prosperity than at any previous time in their history.

Economic disasters such as the drought of the 1890s and the government's program of livestock reduction in the 1930s did not compromise their rural integrity. Through two world wars, the change from a herding to a wage economy, the coming of the white man's schools and religions, and a growing desire on the part of young people to own the goods and emulate the ways of the predominant culture, Navajo social identity remains intact. As one of the authors' informants put it, "They're still Navajos."


Scoreboard Bleeding
I asked the librarians at Window Rock's Navajo Library what books would give me a good basic understanding of the Navajo tribe, and this was one of two recommended, the other being Dine Bahane: The Navajo Creation Story. It's very thorough, especially in economic history. Depends how much you care about the progress of sheep herds and trading networks in the 19th century, but for serious students this is the very foundation of what happened to the Navajos. Anyway, it's accessible to a non-anthropologist who is willing to learn, and is considered a classic.
Kecq
Very good
Gholbithris
The book is really good.