Sharing the Desert: The Tohono O'Odham in History

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University of Arizona Press, Apr 1, 2003 - History - 182 pages
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This book marks the culmination of fifteen years of collaboration between the University of Utah's American West Center and the Tohono O'oodham Nation's Education Department to collect documents and create curricular materials for use in their tribal school system. . . . Erickson has done an admirable job compiling this narrative.—Pacific Historical Review
  

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Contents

The Land and the Oodham
1
Oodham groups pre1800
9
Papagueria and neighbors of the Tohono Oodham ca 1700
17
Tranquility Disturbed
19
A Little Rebellion 3 5
35
Minor Changes Major Problems
49
Encirclement
62
United States intrusion on Oodham lands 7071
70
Papago Reservation
105
Drought Unemployment and Survival
117
A Decade of Change
132
Oodham lands reserved by the United States
143
Districts of the Oodham tribal government
150
Postwar Progress
153
Tohono Oodham lands 1956
162
Selected Bibliography
167

The More Things Change
74
Workin on the Railroad and Elsewhere
87
Gila Bend Reservation
90
A Home on the Range
99

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About the author (2003)

WINSTON P. ERICKSON is Program Manager for the American West Center at the University of Utah.

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