ERIC Number: ED111555
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
The Anglos and the Mormons Come to Ramah.
Martinez, Sampson; Cummings, Tom
Written by a 1975 high school graduate and a curriculum specialist, this monograph briefly describes the history of Ramah, New Mexico. Presenting the Navajo point of view, emphasis is on the socioeconomic influence of the Mormons and the Texas (Anglo) ranchers who settled in the Ramah area. Particular attention is given to: (1) land acquisition; (2) trading posts and the concept of "credit"; (3) Federal Government land allotments; (4) the Bureau of Indian Affairs and boarding schools; (5) the development of the Ramah Navajo (all Indian) School Board; and (6) the value of education and law to the Ramah Navajo. (JC)
Descriptors: American Indians, Anglo Americans, Cultural Background, Cultural Interrelationships, Culture Conflict, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged, Federal Government, History, Land Acquisition, Moral Criticism
Ramah Navajo Press, Box 245, Ramah, NM 87321 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ramah Navajo School Board, NM.