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Exhibition: Portraits of American Indians: Comprising the Blackfeet Indians of Montana and The Pueblo Indians of New Mexico By Langdon W. Kihn
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Exhibition: Portraits of American Indians: Comprising the Blackfeet Indians of Montana and The Pueblo Indians of New Mexico
Down Mexico Way By Ian Middleton
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Dusty pueblos adorned with adobe houses, each with a man sitting against a wall, a large sombrero tipped over his face, heavy snoring sounds emitting from underneath that hat; barefoot Indian women... More > and children walking through the dusty, cobbled streets. These were the first images that came to mind when Ian Middleton thought of Mexico. But was it really like that? He had read James A Michener's historical novel on Mexico, and it had portrayed a country of rich cultural diversity. These are the things that had ignited in Ian a burning desire to see this country for himself. As a novice traveller this was an extremely daring move. Especially as he would be travelling alone. Ian knew nobody in Mexico. Although he’d travelled the year before for the first time in Australia, he’d had the advantage of knowing people there. This would his first real trip in a foreign land completely alone.< Less
The History of the Arrival of the Indians on the Aztec was made at Mexico in 1585 - John Carter Brown Library at Providence, Rhode Island By Richard Estes
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Book #906: The History of the Arrival of the Indians. Mexican Jesuit was Juan de Tovar (1546-1626). Manuscript on the Aztec was made at Mexico in 1585. John Carter Brown Library at Providence, Rhode... More > Island. It has 170 leaves and you will see it complete in 170 pages in color.< Less
Three Years Among the Mexicans and Indians By Gen. Thomas James
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A description of the expeditions of Gen. Thomas James into the Upper Missouri River Region as an employee of the Missouri Fur Company in 1809 and two expeditions to Santa Fe as a trader in 1811 and... More > again 1822. A very important primary source book for this period in early American history, the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade, and the Santa Fe Trade.< Less
Mobile Book: Mexico (1) Copper Canyon By Renzhi Notes
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See the pictures at your iphone, enjoy travel to Mexico Copper Canyon. The overall canyon system is larger and portions are deeper than the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
The Revenge of Quetzalcoatl: Hernando Cortés and the Invasion of Mexico By Frederick A. Ober
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Aztec legends warned of the fearsome return of a white, bearded god from across the seas who would destroy their civilization. This prediction came true with the arrival on American shores of... More > Hernando Cortés. Leading a small band of ruthless, determined Spaniards, Cortés and hundreds of thousands of Indian allies marched into the Aztec capital city Tenochtitlan, and, after incredible adventures, finally laid waste to that metropolis and rebuilt it into modern-day Mexico City. This is the full, incredible-but-true story of how a few hundred Europeans overturned history. Important revelations in this book include: - That smallpox was brought to the Americas not by Europeans, but a Negro in Spanish service; and - That despite propaganda about “guns and steel,” the Spaniards would not have succeeded in overthrowing the Aztec Empire had the surrounding Indian tribes, long victims of their cruel neighbors, not provided hundreds of thousands of warriors in the final sacking of Tenochtitlan.< Less
The Revenge of Quetzalcoatl: Hernando Cortés and the Invasion of Mexico By Frederick A. Ober
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Aztec legends warned of the fearsome return of a white, bearded god from across the seas who would destroy their civilization. This prediction came true with the arrival on American shores of... More > Hernando Cortés. Leading a small band of ruthless, determined Spaniards, Cortés and hundreds of thousands of Indian allies marched into the Aztec capital city Tenochtitlan, and, after incredible adventures, finally laid waste to that metropolis and rebuilt it into modern-day Mexico City. This is the full, incredible-but-true story of how a few hundred Europeans overturned history. Important revelations in this book include: - That smallpox was brought to the Americas not by Europeans, but a Negro in Spanish service; and - That despite propaganda about “guns and steel,” the Spaniards would not have succeeded in overthrowing the Aztec Empire had the surrounding Indian tribes, long victims of their cruel neighbors, not provided hundreds of thousands of warriors in the final sacking of Tenochtitlan.< Less
The Revenge of Quetzalcoatl: Hernando Cortés and the Invasion of Mexico By Frederick A. Ober
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Aztec legends warned of the fearsome return of a white, bearded god from across the seas who would destroy their civilization. This prediction came true with the arrival on American shores of... More > Hernando Cortés. Leading a small band of ruthless, determined Spaniards, Cortés and hundreds of thousands of Indian allies marched into the Aztec capital city Tenochtitlan, and, after incredible adventures, finally laid waste to that metropolis and rebuilt it into modern-day Mexico City. This is the full, incredible-but-true story of how a few hundred Europeans overturned history. Important revelations in this book include: - That smallpox was brought to the Americas not by Europeans, but a Negro in Spanish service; and - That despite propaganda about “guns and steel,” the Spaniards would not have succeeded in overthrowing the Aztec Empire had the surrounding Indian tribes, long victims of their cruel neighbors, not provided hundreds of thousands of warriors in the final sacking of Tenochtitlan.< Less
Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained from the Indians of New Mexico in 1880 Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1880-81, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1883, pages 429-466 By James Stevenson
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Colonel James D. Stevenson (1840–1888) was an executive... More > officer of the U.S. Geological Survey and a self-taught geologist, naturalist and anthropologist. His geological surveys included Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming and Utah. Stevenson Island in Wyoming was named after him as a result of his assistance to Dr. Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden in the Hayden Geological Survey of 1871.Stevenson's wife was the American ethnologist Matilda Coxe Stevenson (1849-1915, m. 1872). She helped James prepare reports, analyses, and catalogs of the collection that were later published in the Bureau of Ethnology Annual Reports, as James disliked writing reports and was described as lacking the creative mind and discipline needed for writing. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Stevenson_(geologist)< Less
Preventing and Responding to Suicide Clusters in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Between 2009 and 2011, two tribal communities located approximately 3,000 miles apart—an American Indian tribe on a reservation in New Mexico and a group of closely knit Alaska Native villages... More > in western Alaska—experienced clusters of youth suicides. Across these communities, 25 young people, all American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN), took their own lives. At least 28 others attempted suicide, 19 of whom were hospitalized, and more than 60 other young people were identified as being suicidal. Many other reservations and tribal villages have experienced, and continue to experience, similar tragedies, including an Alaskan village in the same region, where nine young people attempted suicide in 2013. Researchers note that one of the most distinctive features about suicide clusters is that they occur almost exclusively among teenagers (Gould, 2003; Hazel, 1993).< Less