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Traders to the Navajos

Frances Gillmor

Traders to the Navajos

the study of the Wetherills of Kayenta

by Frances Gillmor

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in [Albuquerque] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wetherill, John,
  • Navajo Indians,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Southwest, New

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [257]-265.

    Other titlesThe Wetherills of Kayenta.
    StatementFrances Gillmor and Louisa Wade Wetherill.
    ContributionsWetherill, Louisa Wade.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination265 p. ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15446456M

      By the s, after hard work, Navajos had built up their sheep herds and could trade wool, a hot commodity in the broader economy. Lee’s Ferry Author: Carey Dunne.


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We have new and used copies available, in 8 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Traders on the Navajo Reservation Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, Manufacturer: Southwestern Indian Development. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Drifting into Navajo country: Juan Lorenzo Hubbell and the Navajos --Traders to the Navajos: early Trading Posts in the Pueblo Colorado Valley --Laying the foundations: the Daily Business of the Hubbell Trading Post, --The rise of an empire: expansion and.

among traders that anything important in the way his patrons felt, or in what they were doing, surfaced sooner or later in the bull pen and, from that vantage point of the white man’s world, made its way around the larger trading community.

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The author explains the pivotal influence on the area of the agency’s stern and controversial founder, William T. Shelton, known by Navajos as Tall Leader. Through cooperation with government agents, American settlers, and traders, Navajo weavers not only succeeded financially but also developed their own artistic : University of Oklahoma Press.

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Book Description: Will Evans's writings should find a special niche in the small but significant body of literature from and about traders to the Navajos.

Evans was the proprietor of the Shiprock Trading Company. Probably more than most of his fellow traders, he had a strong interest in Navajo culture. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gillmor, Frances, Traders to the Navajos.

[Albuquerque]: University of New Mexico Press, []. Will Evans's writings should find a special niche in the small but significant body of literature from and about traders to the Navajos. Evans was the proprietor of the Shiprock Trading Company.

Probably more than most of his fellow traders, he had a strong interest in Navajo by: 1. "(Powers's) view that Navajo trading has radically changed since the 's is absolutely sound. She also understands the Navajos' perspective on trading and yet admires the older legitimate traders who tried to help their customers.

Her book provides a great deal of information."—Western Historical Quarterly. The Navajo Nation covers a territory larger than the combined states of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. It is the largest reservation-based Indian nation within the United States, both in land area and population.

More thanNavajos live on square miles of the Navajo Nation. The Navajos' name for themselves is. Traders to the Navajos by Frances Gillmor, Louisa Wade Wetherill starting at $ Traders to the Navajos has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. In Will Evans closed his trading post at Shiprock, New Mexico, for the last time. in leaving its “bull pen” trading room, he walked away from a half century as a Navajo trader, from a fraternity of businessmen who lived more intimately than perhaps any other European Americans with the Navajos, during one of that remarkable people’s most challenging and successful periods.

I can think of no one single “best book”. Here are some important top ones off the top of my head. Language and Art in the Navajo Universe, Gary Witherspoon, Dynamic Symmetry and Holistic Asymmetry in Navajo and Western Art and Cosmology, W.

TRADERS TO THE NAVAJO - The Story of the Wetherills of Kayenta by Frances Gillmor and Louisa Wade Wetherill. The University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.

First edition copywrite by Frances Gillmor & Louisa Wade Wetherill in This edition published by UNM Press in Softcover, pages. From the Back Cover.

Along Navajo Trails | Will Evans's writings should find a special niche in the small but significant body of literature from and about traders to the Navajos.

Evans was the proprietor of Brand: Utah State University Press. The Navajo rugs and textiles that people admire and buy today are the result of many historical influences, particularly the interaction between Navajo weavers and the traders who guided their production and controlled their sale.

John Lorenzo Hubbell and other late-nineteenth-century traders were convinced they knew which patterns and colors would appeal to Anglo-American buyers, and so they.

Raymond Locke () was an editor, historian, and the author of The Book of the Navajo; Sweet Salt: Navajo Folklore and Mythology; and Seldom Sung also presented lectures throughout the US regarding Native American history.

Additionally, Locke served as a member of the Navajo Tribal Ad Hoc Committee, the Urban Indian Development Association, and the American Indian Scholarship Fund. In this period I was a very active Indian Trader and on the hunt for all of the old treasures that many Navajos as well as the Trading Posts on the Reservation were liquidating.

The old Indian Trading Posts were being turned into 7/11 type mini-markets and the Native American Indian public were anxious to adapt to a new/modern way of life. TRADERS TO THE NAVAJOS Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help. No_Favorite. share. The second section of the book, chapters 5 through 8, further explores [End Page ] the trade relationship from both Navajo and Anglo perspectives, showing how traders adapted to Navajo cultural values in order to foster trade.

Here, readers versed in Navajo trading will encounter many familiar topics and historical figures: credit, pawn Author: Erica Cottam. The Navajo (/ ˈ n æ v. h oʊ, ˈ n ɑː-/; British English: Navaho; Navajo: Diné or Naabeehó) are a Native American people of the Southwestern United States.

At more thanenrolled tribal members as ofthe Navajo Nation is the second-largest federally recognized tribe in the U.S. (the Cherokee Nation being the largest) and has the largest reservation in the country.

Start by marking “The Book of the Navajo” as Want to Read: Her response to many of my questions about why Navajos did this or that was, "We just do I don't know why." Finally she told me to go read this book because it was the best one out there and would answer my questions much better than she could.

And answer them it did/5. Margaret Park Redfield, "The Indian in American Literature. Albert Keiser Traders to the Navajos. Frances Gillmor, Louise Wade Wetherill," American Journal of Sociol no. 5 (Mar., ):   Joseph Bruchac is a highly acclaimed children's book author, poet, novelist and storyteller, as well as a scholar of Native American culture.

Coauthor with Michael Caduto of the bestselling Keepers of the Earth series, Bruchac's poems, articles and stories have appeared in hundreds of publications, from Akwesasne Notes and American Poetry Review to National Geographic and Parabola/5(55).

The fourth book, History of Navajo Trading: to is to be released in late My dad was a wealth of information on trading and we bantered about it.

A search on turns up dozens of titles, including several first-hand memoirs of traders — but McPherson’s book plows new ground by including the Navajo and Ute perspective.

Traders to the Navajos: The Story of the Wetherills of Kayenta by Louisa W. Wetherill; Frances Gillmor. University of New Mexico Press, Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps. Will Evans's writings should find a special niche in the small but significant body of literature from and about traders to the Navajos. Evans was the proprietor of the Shiprock Trading Company. Probably more than most of his fellow traders, he had a strong interest in Navajo culture.

The effort he made to record and share what he learned certainly was by: 1. Traders: Voices from the Trading Post 6 Overview [Lorenzo Hubbell] was one of the first. Most of your traders all float into the country when the Navajos come back from signing their peace treaty. They had been acclimated to coffee beans, sugar, flour, yard goods, canned goods, and here came the trader—just like anywhere else.

Bill MaloneFile Size: 2MB. Lola Bedoni and Madelaine Bedoni V Virginia Lee Smith and Oljato Trading Post United Indian Traders Association. Recommended: Iverson, Peter. Diné: A History of the Navajos. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, McNitt, Frank. The Indian Traders. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, Powers, Willow Roberts.

Will Evans's writings should find a special niche in the small but significant body of literature from and about traders to the Navajos. Evans was the proprietor of the Shiprock Trading Company. Probably more than most of his fellow traders, he had a strong interest in Navajo culture.

The book is lightly shelfworn, otherwise unmarked, tightly bound and in Near Fine Condition. Gladwell "Toney" Richardson came from a long line of Indian traders and published nearly three hundred western novels under pseudonyms like "Maurice Kildare." His forty years of managing trading posts on the Navajo Reservation are now recalled in.

Many of the workers were Navajos that he came to understand and appreciate. In he left Gallup to build and stock a trading post on the Navajo reservation. He hauled his building supplies and merchandise so that he could trade while he was building a trading post and home for his family.

The Navajo and The Traders. by Debra Doggett on Febru in History, Navajo, Weaving. The development of the designs and colors found in historic Navajo weavings is a part of the tale of the people themselves.

To understand why certain designs took hold, and what colors and patterns developed and where, one must look to the changes.Along Navajo Trails: Recollections of a Trader [Will Evans, Susan Woods and Robert Mcpherson]. Will Evans's writings should find a special niche in the small but significant body of literature from and about traders to the Navajos.

Evans wa.To the Navajos and the traders, the slaughter of the herds was a shocking, world-shaking event that was culturally unforgivable. The destruction of this economic base, coupled with the occurrence of World War II and the increasing availability of automobiles, caused the trading posts to decrease in importance except in the most isolated areas.