Navajo Indians -- Government relations
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Austin A. Sam Autobiography and Houck Chapter History,
Abstract The collection contains a typescript photocopy of "Sam's Story: The Autobiography of Austin A. Sam" which details the life of a Navajo Indian living in a "white environment." The collection also contains descriptive materials about the Houck Chapter of the Navajo reservation and material related to Sam's schooling and military service.
Dates: 1952-2010; Majority of material found in 1983-1992
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.
Rachel Walcott Papers
Scope and Content The Rachel Walcott papers represent a bureaucratic dialogue between various government agencies concerning the murder of Samuel T. Walcott and James McNally, allegedly by two Navajo Indians on March 31, 1884, in the Territory of Arizona. The Indians, Osh-ka-ni-ne and Ten-nai-tso-si were pursued and arrested on July 10, and July 18, 1884. Interestingly, McNalley's remains were never recovered and this has led to the rise of local folk tales. The collection is comprised of...