Black Rock : a Zuni cultural landscape and the meaning of place / William A. Dodge.

To visiting geologists, Black Rock, New Mexico, is a basaltic escarpment and an ideal natural laboratory. To hospital workers, it is a picturesque place to earn a living. To the Zuni, the mesas, arroyos, and the rock itself are a stage on which the passion of their elders is relived. This book explo...

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Main Author: Dodge, William A., 1951-
Format: eBook
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: A visit to Black Rock
  • Introduction to place-making, identity, and cultural landscapes
  • A place of landforms, imagination, and spirituality
  • Peopling the place
  • Constructing the Zuni Dam
  • The Zuni agency boarding school at Black Rock
  • Appropriating place : Black Rock, an agency town
  • Taking back Black Rock : the Indian new deal and self-determination
  • Making sense of Black Rock's cultural landscape.