University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Who Were the Big Bend Basket-Makers?

    Typescript about the archaeology of early native peoples in the southwest region of Texas and across the border into Coahuila, Mexico. Martin describes a culture, also referred to as Toboso, that he has named the Big Bend Basket-Makers, because of similar ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 13:54

  2. Bernard Fontana Papers

    Bernard (Bunny) Lee Fontana was a prominent anthropologist based out of the University of Arizona. He participated in many activities around Sonora and southern Arizona and was also a prolific author who preferred to be known as Bunny. Bunny Fontana  earn ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-25 14:42

  3. Trudy Griffin-Pierce and Keith Pierce Papers

    Trudy Griffin-Pierce earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida State University in printmaking and fine arts. While she was a student there she wrote to the Navajo Tribal Chairman asking if she could join a traditional Navajo family as a daughter. S ...

    castanoe - 2014-01-29 12:05

  4. W. J. McGee Photograph Collection

      Born in Iowa in 1853, anthropologist, ethnologist, and geologist William J. McGee worked for the U.S. Geological Survey from 1881 until 1893 when the Bureau of American Ethnology was formed. He was in charge of the Bureau from 1893 to 1903. During that ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:57

  5. Leland C. Wylan Papers

    Leland Clifton Wyman was born in 1897 Livermore Falls, Maine. He got his bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College in 1918 and his Ph. D. degree from Harvard in 1922. He taught experimental and theoretical physiology, sociology, anthropology, American Indian ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:26

  6. Julian D. Hayden Photograph Collection

    Julian D. Hayden came to Arizona in 1929 where he remained until he passed away in Tucson, March 6, 1998. Julian received an Associate of Arts from Riverside Junior College prior to moving to Pueblo Grande Archaeological Park. Julian spent much of his lif ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:14

  7. Papers of William Bedford Griffen

      William B. Griffen was born January 30, 1928 in Los Angeles, California. He remained in southern California throughout his childhood and earned a BA in Political Science and Economics from Whittier College in 1951. Two years later, Griffen began graduat ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 09:04