Titles by Subject

A Breeze Swept Through

By Luci Tapahonso

This popular poetry volume expresses Navajo life in its wholeness and sweetness, stressing the colloquial wisdom, humor, and courage of ordinary Navajo people.

Diné bahane'

The Navajo Creation Story
By Paul G. Zolbrod

"A fine literary rendition that appears to approximate the traditional Navajo storytelling style better than any other English version."-- Choice

New Mexico's Best Ghost Towns

A Practical Guide
By Philip Varney

This useful guidebook surveys more than eighty ghost towns, grouped by geographic area.

The Fourth World of the Hopis

The Epic Story of the Hopi Indians as Preserved in Their Legends and Traditions
By Harold Courlander

Here noted folklorist Harold Courlander brings together traditional accounts of epic events and adventures in the life of Hopi clans and villages, from legendary to historical times.

The Navajo Language

A Grammar and Colloquial Dictionary
Revised Edition
By Robert W. YoungWilliam Morgan

This definitive dictionary and linguistic resource by Robert Young is once again available.

Spanish-American Blanketry

Its Relationship to Aboriginal Weaving in the Southwest
By H. P. Mera

In 1984, while studying textiles in the collections of the School of American Research, Kate Peck Kent discovered a manuscript on Spanish-American weaving by the late H.P. Mera, curator of archaeology at Santa Fe's Lab of Anthropology. This forgotten manuscript describes the origin and history of the distinctive textiles woven by Spanish-Americans in New Mexico.

Villages of Hispanic New Mexico

By Nancy Hunter Warren

Nancy Hunter Warren trained her camera on scenes rarely witnessed by outsiders-a Penitente service, the blessing of a ditch, feast days, religious processions, the interiors of houses and village churches.

Cannery Women, Cannery Lives

Mexican Women, Unionization, and the California Food Processing Industry, 1930-1950
By Vicki L. Ruiz

This dramatic and turbulent history of UCAPAWA is a major contribution to the new labor history in its carefully documented account of minority women controlling their union and regulating their working lives.

Runner in the Sun

By D'Arcy McNickle
Illustrations by Allan Houser

A novel of pre-Hispanic Indian life in the Southwest.

Water in New Mexico

A History of Its Management and Use
By Ira G. Clark

The most comprehensive reference on the state's most precious resource is now back in print.