ERIC Number: EJ444960
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Naalyehe Ba Hooghan--"House of Merchandise": The Navajo Trading Post as an Institution of Cultural Change, 1900 to 1930.
McPherson, Robert S.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v16 n1 p23-43 1992
Navajo Reservation trading posts held an influential position between two cultures and operated on Navajo terms but also were an assimilative force emphasizing white values through the marketing of Navajo wool and rugs, traffic in prehistoric artifacts, and employment of Navajos in a mixed barter and wage economy. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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