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    • Oral History with Mildred Zúñiga, February 17, 2011

    • Oral History with Mildred Zúñiga, February 17, 2011
    • Zúñiga, Mildred
    • World War, 1939-1945--War work--California; Educators--Michigan; Educators--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History;
    • Mildred "Millie" Carrie Zúñiga was born in 1920 in Ohio on her family's farm. She talks about her family history, life during the Great Depression, and her struggles to get an education. She moved to Lansing, Michigan to find work before moving...
    • May 10

    • May 10
    • Zinn, Edward
    • Wagon trains; Apache Indian Wars
    • On this date in 1869, the Tully and Ochoa wagon train was attacked in Canyon del Oro by 300 Indians. Five men were killed and many more were wounded, mules were stolen and the wagons burned. This painting by Edward Zinn is identified as depicting a...
    • Camp Hualpai Centennial

    • Camp Hualpai Centennial
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    • Hualapai Indians--History: Historic Sites--United States; Camp Beale's Springs (Ariz.)--History
    • Presentation to Prescott Corral of Westerner's by Robert Yount, Gail Gardner, Charles McGee, Mrs. Bozarth and Harlold Richardson, "Camp Hualpai Centennial," May 9, 1969: Length: 1:24:13
    • Prehistoric skeletal remains from the Texas coast

    • Prehistoric skeletal remains from the Texas coast
    • Woodbury, George, 1902-1973
    • Indians of North America; Ethnoarchaeology; Anthropology, Prehistoric; Human remains (Archaeology)
    • (22,747kb pdf) An analysis of skeletal remains found in Texas in the coastal region, examining specifically the skulls, arms, and legs. Clues pertaining to culture are extrapolated from composition and structure of the bones.
    • Oral History with Sister Michael Wilson, January 31, 2011

    • Oral History with Sister Michael Wilson, January 31, 2011
    • Wilson, Sister Michael
    • Winslow (Ariz.); Navajo Indian Reservation; Education--Navajo County (Ariz.); Teaching; Interpersonal relations and culture; Siena Heights University; Powwows
    • Sister Michael Wilson is a Dominican nun who moved to Arizona in 1972 to teach. In this interview, Wilson shares how spending her childhood and beginning her career as a teacher in Michigan helped prepare her for working in the West. Wilson...
    • Barry DeRose, County Attorney (Gila County)

    • Barry DeRose, County Attorney (Gila County)
    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General Opinions--Arizona
    • Op. No. 51-320. 3 pages (PDF version) file size: 548.93 KB. Letter to Barry DeRose, County Attorney (Gila County), Globe, stating that the question of the percentage of Indian blood in a person is irrelevant in the buying of liquor from a dealer...
    • Thomas L. Kluball, Director, Arizona Game and Fish Commission

    • Thomas L. Kluball, Director, Arizona Game and Fish Commission
    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 49-066. 5 pages (PDF version) file size: 305.08 KB. Letter to Thomas L. Kimball, Director, Arizona Game and Fish Commission, answering various questions with regards to the impact of state fish and game laws on Indians and their...
    • M.V. Gibbons, County Attorney, Apache County

    • M.V. Gibbons, County Attorney, Apache County
    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 49-279. 2 pages (PDF version) file size: 126.33 KB. Letter to M.V. Gibbons, County Attorney, Apache County, stating that so long as they met the requirements of 1939 Ariz. Code Anno. §§54-414 and 55-201, Indians were eligible to vote in...
    • F. Preston Sult, County Attorney, Pinal County

    • F. Preston Sult, County Attorney, Pinal County
    • Wilson, Fred O.
    • Attorney General's Opinions--Arizona
    • Opinion 49-282. 7 pages (PDF version) file size: 414.93 KB. Letter to F. Preston Sult, County Attorney, Pinal County, stating that in answering the inquiries by county officials over prison overcrowding as a result of jailing Indians, the state...
    • Letter 6, William P. Jones to his father.  Hassampa Walkers Diggins.

    • Letter 6, William P. Jones to his father. Hassampa Walkers Diggins.
    • William P. Jones
    • Jones, William P.; Mining;
    • Letter from William P. Jones to his father, Porter Jones, describing his enjoyment living in a beautiful setting and mining with a good group of men. He also explains that while others had experienced theft of horses by local Native Americans, he...
    • Hentig Monument

    • Hentig Monument
    • Wetherill, John
    • Cemetery; Hentig
    • View of the Hentig monument with Fessler's stone behind and to the right. Wetherill family member. Stone reads "In memory of Captain E. G. Hentig - 6th U. S. Calvary - Killed in action by Indians - at Cibico Creek, A. T. - August 30, 1881"
    • September 4

    • September 4
    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Navajo Indians--Photographs--20th century
    • On this date in 1924, the first Arizona Indian cast his ballot under the provisions of a congressional act granting citizenship to Native Americans. This undated photograph shows Navajo voters.
    • July 9

    • July 9
    • Western Ways Features Service
    • Tohono O'Odham Indians--Food; Fruit--Sonoran Desert
    • On this date in 1958, the Tohono O'odham people were engaged in their traditional harvest of saguaro fruit which they call bahidaj. Harvesters knocked or pulled the fruits off the tops of the saguaros using a tall pole made of saguaro ribs called...
    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 1

    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 1
    • West, Glenn and West, Lonnie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Cooley, Corydon E. (Corydon Eliphalet), 1836-1917; White Mountain Apache of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Apache Indians--Wars; Apache Indians--Women;...
    • Part 1: Glenn and Lonnie West tell the history of their mother's grandparents, Corydon E. and Mollie Cooley. Corydon E. Cooley came west from Virginia when he was 20 years old, before the Civil War. He first moved to Santa Fe, but then followed...
    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 2

    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 2
    • West, Glenn and West, Lonnie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; White Mountain Apache of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Apache Indians--Women; Snowflake (Ariz.); Lakeside (Ariz.); Sheep ranchers--Arizona--Biography;...
    • Part 2: Glenn and Lonnie West tell the history of the Amos family, their great grandparents and grandparents on their mother's paternal side, and of the West family, their father's ancestors. In 1874, Milton and Allie Amos migrated from Missouri...

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