Indians of the Southwest
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Published by [American Museum Press] in New York .
Written in English


  • Indians of North America -- Southwest, New.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 189-196.

Statementby Pliny Earle Goddard.
SeriesHandbook series, no. 2, Handbook series (American Museum of Natural History) -- no. 2.
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p.
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17947248M

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The book includes recent historic documents, as well as those of long ago, and provides samples of the cultural, political, and social history as it continues to unfold for the Hopi, Navajo, Comanche, Apache, Zuni, Paiute, Pima, and other tribes. First edition of this historical fiction set against the backdrop of the Pueblo Indians in the Southwest. Carl Moon was noted for his photographs of the Pueblo Indians, and various other tribes in Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, as well as for his paintings. Prehistoric Indians of the Southwest book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. These Southwest Tribes are located in Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado (the southern section). There are five tribes from the Southwest: Apache, Hopi, Navajo, Pueblo, and Zuni. Most of these Southwest Indians lived in villages and farming was their main occupation. Southwest Indians create many beautiful pieces of art.

KIRKUS REVIEW. Almost wholly a descriptive catalog of tribal cultures, this has none of the thematic thrust of Indians of the Great Basin and Plateau or the topical interplay and insights of Indians of the Northern Plains earlier in this series. On the Paleo-Indians in the region it is insubstantial and imprecise as compared with Patricia Lauber's. In American Indians of the Southwest, anthropologist Bertha Dutton combines an interdisciplinary approach with the kind of wisdom and knowledge gained only after years of research and experience to tell us their story. The Hardcover of the Indians of the Southwest by World Book, Inc Staff | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox. Southwest Indian, member of any of the Native American peoples inhabiting the southwestern United States; some scholars also include the peoples of northwestern Mexico in this culture area. More than 20 percent of Native Americans in the United States live in this region, principally in the present-day states of Arizona and New Mexico.