ARIZONA'S INDIAN COUNTRY!--Twenty-eight percent of Arizona, the 6th largest of the American states, is INDIAN COUNTRY. Arizona was Indian Country thousands of years before the first Europeans set foot on the North and South American continents, and it is still Indian Country today! Seventeen tribes live on 23 Reservations that encompass a total of over 20 million acres that include some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery on planet Earth. Many of Arizona's most amazing attractions-cultural, geographic, historical and recreational-are in its Indian Country! In fact, Arizona owes much of its fame to several serendipitous circumstances: the great Grand Canyon, its spectacular desert and mountain scenery, its climate, and its Indian nations. This is a historical, economic, social, cultural and recreational guide to the state's Native American people...an amazing story of their survival in the face of incredible odds and their growing importance in Arizona.Boye De Mente. last refuge of the Navajos, and was invaded by Kit Carson and his army. Carson and others of the time ... and a small museum at the Center, and in the summer months several Navajo weavers operate their looms in the patio.
|Title||:||Visitor's Guide to Arizona's Indian Reservations|
|Author||:||Boye De Mente|
|Publisher||:||Cultural-Insight Books - 1978|