Pueblo Nations is the story of a vital and creative culture, of a people sustained by ages-old traditions and beliefs who have adapted to the radical challenges of the modern world. Written by a respected writer, educator, and elder of the Jemez Pueblo, this rare, insider's view of the history of the 19 Indian Pueblos of New Mexico illuminates Pueblo historical traditions dating from millennia before the arrival of Columbus and chronicles the events and changes of the European era from the perspective of those who experienced them. This book is a vital and nuanced resource for students, scholars, teachers and anyone interested in Native American history.
- Author: Joe S. Sando
- Paperback: 312 pages
- Publisher: Clear Light Pub; New Ed edition (April 15, 1992)
- ISBN-10: 0940666073
- Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 5.9 x 8.9 inches
About the Artist
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.
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