The Beautiful and the Dangerous: Encounters with the Zuni Indians

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Viking, 1992 - Social Science - 336 pages
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A brilliant anthropologist gives readers an empathetic and highly personal vision of an embattled Native American culture. Tedlock has lived among the Zuni Indians of New Mexico for 22 years, and her striking book introduces us to vividly realized human beings and to a society whose age and complexity often make our own seem crude and transient by comparison. Illustrated.

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THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE DANGEROUS: Encounters with the Zuni Indians

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Like a family album of lovingly collected snapshots, anecdotes, and clan lore, this study by Tedlock (Anthropology/SUNY at Buffalo) offers an affectionate and informative portrait of a contemporary ... Read full review

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Tedlock first visited the Zuni Reservation, located in western New Mexico, in the late 1960s. She and her husband, Dennis, both anthropologists, spent time there in the 1970s doing fieldwork and ... Read full review


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