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Along Navajo trails : recollections of a trader, 1898-1948 / by Will Evans ; edited by Susan E. Woods and Robert S. McPherson ; foreword by Charles S. Peterson.

Author/Creator:
Evans, Will, b. 1877.
Publication:
Logan : Utah State University Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 263 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Navajo Indians -- New Mexico -- Shiprock Region -- History.
Navajo Indians -- New Mexico -- Shiprock Region -- Social life and customs.
Navajo weavers -- New Mexico -- Shiprock Region -- History.
Trading posts -- New Mexico -- Shiprock Region -- History.
Indian traders -- New Mexico -- Shiprock Region -- History.
Shiprock Region (N.M.) -- History.
Shiprock Region (N.M.) -- Social life and customs.
Contents:
Will Evans, trader to the Navajos
Starting along the trail
Views of history around the four corners
Agapito remembers the old days
Yellow Horse and the Long Walk
The establishment of trading posts
Harry Baldwin and the Hogback Post
Redrock Trading Post
Little Singer and the beautiful mountain uprising
Prosperity in reverse
Oil and gas on Navajo land
A Christmas Eve in Navajo land
Navajos I have known
Costiano
Black Horse
Bizhòshi ́
Ugly Man
Fat One and Son of Fat One
Faith, an episode
Tragedies in Navajo land
Sandoval
Slim policeman
A dedicated medicine man
Dan Pete
Daily life and customs of the Navajo people
Daily life in a hogan
Navajo hospitality
Trading with the Navajos
Navajo blankets
Silversmithing
Cleanliness, clothes, and manners
Hairstyles
Tobacco, alcohol, and morality
Navajo marriage customs and family life
Divorce
Tribal traditions and lore
Sandpaintings
My first fire dance
Squaw dance (enemyway)
Death, witchcraft, and skinwalkers
Navajos and animals
Postscript: The death of a man, the end of an era.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [242]-[258]) and index.
Contributor:
Woods, Susan E. (Susan Evans), 1952-
McPherson, Robert S., 1947-
ISBN:
0874216052
0874216060 (pbk.)
OCLC:
57494056