DescriptionIn this autobiographical work, eminent Pueblo Indian Historian Joe S. Sando reflects upon his life and his accomplishments over decades of monumental changes for the Pueblo people. The book traces his early years in Jemez Pueblo, his time in the Navy in World War II, and his career in education and study of Pueblo Indian History. In his lifetime Sando was the preeminent scholar on Pueblo history. Using colorful anecdotes throughout the book, Sando presents his story with clarity, insight, honesty and humor.
- Authors: Dr. Joe S. Sando
- Paperback: 203 pages
- Publisher: Clear Light Pub (September 1, 2008)
- ISBN-10: 1574160850
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 8.8 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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