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Navajos Wear Nikes
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: Jim Kristofic
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: UNM Press

A memoir by an Anglo boy born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania shares his life growing up on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona.
Navajos Wear Nikes
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Jim Kristofic
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-15 - Publisher: UNM Press

Just before starting second grade, Jim Kristofic moved from Pittsburgh across the country to Ganado, Arizona, when his mother took a job at a hospital on the Navajo Reservation. Navajos Wear Nikes reveals the complexity of modern life on the Navajo Reservation, a world where Anglo and Navajo coexisted in
Nuclear New Mexico
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: M. Jimmie Killingsworth, Jacqueline S. Palmer
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-04 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

The mountains, valleys, forests, and sands of 1940s New Mexico served as a picturesque backdrop to the dawn of the Atomic Age, the land’s natural beauty coexisting with secretive, nuclear development. Today, nuclear tourists and nature tourists travel a shared path through the state as the history of the bomb
Life on the Reservations
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Tammy Gagne
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09 - Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.

About five million people in the United States today are Native Americans. More than one million of them live on reservations. These areas were first set aside for Native Americans during the nineteenth century when President Andrew Jackson passed the Indian Removal Act. Because he wanted their land, Jackson and
Reservation Restless
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Jim Kristofic
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

"Once in a great while, a miracle of a book comes along, a gift that both touches the heart and engages the mind. Reservation Restless is such a book."--Anne Hillerman, New York Times best-selling author of Rock with Wings and The Tale Teller