Pueblo Profiles: Cultural Identity Through Centuries of Change

Item No: 3240

$ 24.95

  • In this new book, Sando weaves a tapestry of individual lives against a backdrop of history, telling the stories of more than thirty political leaders, educators, and artists who took part in the events and movements that have shaped Pueblo Indian life from the time of the Pueblo Revolt to the present day. The author, who was born and raised at Jemez Pueblo, is a recognized authority and respected writer on Pueblo history and has been a voice in the affairs of the nineteen New Mexico Pueblos over several decades.

    • Author: Joe S. Sando
    • Paperback: 324 pages
    • Publisher: Clear Light Pub; First Edition edition (June 1998)
    • ISBN-10: 0940666405
    • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 8.9 inches
  • Joe S. Sando is the author of "Pueblo Nations: Eight Centuries of Pueblo Indian History," "Pueblo Profiles: Cultural Identity through Centuries of Change" and co-author of "Po'pay: Leader of the First American Revolution." Born into the Sun Clan at Jemez Pueblo, he was a former director of the Institute of Pueblo Study and Research at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He taught Pueblo Indian history at the University of New Mexico, the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe and at U.S. International University. The first chairman of the All Indian Pueblo Housing Authority and the first chairman of the State Judicial Council, Sando was a commissioner on the Higher Education Task Force and the Po'pay Statuary Hall Commission. He also served on the board of Americans for Indian Opportunity. Sando received the Excellence in Humanities Award from the New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities.
  • Jemez Pueblo author and eminent history Joe Sando tells the story of the Pueblo Indians from 1680 to the present through biographies of important individuals, including artists Maria Martinez and Pablita Velarde, as well as leaders in politics, education and economic development. He explores the contributions of each individual and their lasting influence upon Pueblo society. Sando is interested in sharing the stories and struggles of Pueblo communities with non-Native readers and overcoming misconceptions and stereotypes.
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