University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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

  2. Petition, 1734, to the Marques de Castelfuerte, Viceroy of Peru, on behalf of the tributary Yanaconas Indians

    The Yanaconas were a hereditary class of Indian servants in South America. Early in the history of Spanish conquest, the King granted to his favorites an "encomienda," or rights to use a piece of land, recruit Indian labor, and collect taxes, as ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 12:39

  3. Papers of L.S.M. Curtin

    L. S. M. Curtin was an avid naturalist, ethnobotanist, and a published author. Her ethnobotanical research was primarily concerned with the use of herbs and plants being used as diet staples and medicine among southwestern ethnic and indigenous groups. Sh ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 13:19

  4. Hazel Warren Papers

      Hazel (Woolsey) Warren worked at a bank in Tecumseh. Later, she worked for a local newspaper qualifying as a linotype operator. After her marriage to Keith Warren , the couple managed the Kayenta Trading Post in Kayenta, Arizona, until 1935. They then m ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-24 13:24

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