Navajo Indians -- Land tenure
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
David M. Brugge Papers
Abstract This collection contains David Brugge's research used to assist the Navajo Nation in their land claims, in particular the case, Healing vs. Jones, resulting from the Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute. There is also material on the aftermath of the court ruling including post litigation negotiations, political solution, relocation, and resistance to relocation.
Dates: 1583-2009; Majority of material found within 1952-2009
Donald Lee Parman Papers
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and research materials used by Donald L. Parman for his book The Navajos and the New Deal. The collection offers a grounded perspective about Navajo life during the New Deal era along with in-depth discussions about how tribal council leaders and the United States federal government worked within respectful yet contentious relationships in terms of reservation life, education and health issues, and land rights.
Dates: 1883-1994; Majority of material found within 1933-1944
Eda Gordon papers
Abstract This collection contains materials generated from Eda Gordon's work on behalf of Native American peoples on issues relating to energy development and exploitation on native lands, the Navajo-Hopi land dispute, and tribal sovereignty.
Dates: 1974-2002; Majority of material found within 1974-1983
George P. Hammond Collection
Abstract This collection contains three volumes of a detailed manuscript written by George Peter Hammond entitled "Navajo-Hopi Relations," which addresses the history of these two tribes between 1540 and 1956. The subtext speaks to the role of the U.S. government and military, missionaries, and other tribes in those relations.
John Redhouse Papers
Abstract This collection documents John Redhouse's activities and involvement with projects and issues relating to Native sovereignty and environmental justice. Included are proposals, reports, correspondence, news clippings, articles, and publications.
Lisa Law Big Mountain Weaving Project and Santa Fe Big Mountain Defense Support Group Papers
Abstract This collection contains the papers of activist, photographer, and documentary filmmaker Lisa Law pertaining to the Santa Fe Big Mountain Defense Support Group and the Big Mountain Weaving Project.
Dates: 1974-2007; Majority of material found within 1985-1989
Ronald J. Kurtz Cañoncito Navajo research papers
Abstract The collection consists of Ronald Kurtz' field journal and field notes, as well as census data, court records, school records, drafts of unpublished papers, and historical research gathered for his dissertation, "Role Change and Cultural Change: The Cañoncito Navajo Case."
Dates: 1945-1963; Majority of material found in 1957
Sacred Lands Project Collection
Identifier: MSS -617-BC
Scope and Content This collection contains the research and oral histories generated by the Sacred Lands Project. The project culminated with Parlow's book, Cry Sacred Ground: Big Mountain U.S.A., which documents Navajo and Hopi resistance to the 1974 Relocation Act. The collection is divided into three overlapping series.Series I contains background to the Sacred Lands Project, along with Parlow's correspondence and field research. Her research includes field...
Dates: 1894-1988 ( bulk 1984-1988)