ERIC Number: ED213566
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
The Zunis: Experiences and Descriptions.
Hart, E. Richards; And Others
Designed to use in schools, the booklet provides brief information on Zuni prehistory and a chronology of events occurring between 1539 and 1973 (e.g., Francisco Vasquez Coronado's occupation of one of the six Zuni villages in 1540, Juan de Onate's visit to Hawikuh in 1598, the establishment of the first Catholic mission at Halona:wa, the war between the Zunis and the Hopis, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848, the beginning of the jewelry and blacksmithing trades by the Zuni, the opening of the first Bureau of Indian Affairs day school). Brief information is provided on the coming of the Spanish; the 1680 Pueblo Revolt to overthrow the Spanish and gain back control of the entire New Mexico area; the reconquest by the Spanish in 1692; the first Anglo Americans at Zuni; traders, anthropologists, rustlers and trespassers, and missionaries at Zuni; the Zuni trip to the East Coast; the Logan Case, an attempt by a group of white men, including Senator John A. Logan, to acquire Zuni land around Nutria Springs; the economy and technological advancements from 1900 to 1973; and the Zunis' system of government. Foods used by the Zunis in ancient times are listed. (NQA)
Publication Type: Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Santa Fe, NM. Research and Cultural Studies Development Section.
Authoring Institution: Pueblo of Zuni, NM.; Utah Univ., Salt Lake City. American West Center.