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Roads In The Sky

The Hopi Indians In A Century Of Change, 1st Edition

By Richard O. Clemmer


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Despite 100 years with the dominant American culture, Hopi culture today maintains continuity with its aboriginal roots while reflecting the impact of the 20th century.A compelling study of ?fourth worlders? coping with a powerful nation-state, this book depicts Hopi social organization, economy, religion, and politics as well as key events in the

Table of Contents

Hopi Prophecy, the World System, and Modernization -- An Introduction to Hopi Society and Material Conditions -- Spaniards, Navajos, Mormons: 1540-1875 -- Hopi Culture on the Edge of the Twentieth Century -- The Oraibi Split of 1906 and the Great Transformation -- Reorganization: 1910-1945 -- The Rise of the Traditionalists: 1946-1977 -- Mineral Leasing, 1961-1989 -- The Hopi-Navajo Land Dispute: 1958-1993 -- Repatriation: The Present, the Future, and Beyond -- Conclusion: Hopi Society, the World System, and Modernization

About the Author

Richard O. Clemmer is associate professor of anthropology at the University of Denver.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General