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Identity Resources

General Overview of Identity (Secondary Sources)

  1. Eva Marie Garroutte, Real Indians: Identity and Survival of Native America, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2003.
  2. Vine Deloria, Jr., “Behind the Buckskin Curtain,” Red Earth White Lies: Native Americans and Myth of Scientific Fact, New York: Scribner, 1995, pp. 13-36.
  3. Cohen, Felix S. Handbook of Federal Indian Law, Chapter 1, Section 8, Definition of “Indian.” Newark, NJ: Matthew Bender, 1982.
  4. Ramirez, Renya K. Native Hubs: Culture, Community, and Belonging in Silicon Valley and Beyond. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007.
  5. Lyons, Scott Richard. X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2010.
  6. Sturm, Circe. Blood Politics: Race, Culture, and Identity in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2002.

Indigenous Peoples in New Mexico (Secondary Sources)

  1. Stockel, Henrietta, Apache Women: Voices of Truth, Reno: University of Nevada,1991.
  2. Tiller, Veronica E. Velarde, Culture and Customs of Apache Indians, Santa Barbara: Greenwood Press, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, pp. 19-39.
  3. Warren, Nancy Hunter, The Jicarilla Apache A Portrait, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2006.
  4. Cohlene, Terri. Turquoise Boy: A Navajo Legend. Vero Beach, Fla.: Rourke Corp., 1990.
  5. The Versatility of Kinship: essays presented to Harry W. Basehart, edited by Linda Cordell and Stephen Beckerman, 307-331. New York: Academic Press, 1980.
  6. Mose, Don. Navajo Clan. San Juan School District Media Center, 2003.
  7. Iverson, Peter. Dine’: A History of the Navajo. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2002.
  8. Blue, Martha. Little Prankster Girl: At'ééd ádíláhí yazhí. Flagstaff: Salina Book Shelf, Inc. 2003.
  9. Maffi, Luisa, Patrick Pynes, and Nabhan, et. al. Gary. “Ethnolinguistic Diversity: Restoring the Native Languages to the Colorado Plateau.” In Safeguarding the Uniqueness of the Colorado Plateau: an ecoregional assessment of biocultural diversity. Flagstaff, AZ: The Center for Sustainable Environments, Northern Arizona University. 2002. 49-58.
  10. Jacobsen, Kristina M. The Sound of Navajo Country: Music, Language, and Diné Belonging. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2017.
  11. John, Roberta. Dibé Lizhíní Jílíigo Bee Shánádlí: proud to be a blacksheep. Flagstaff: Salina Book Shelf, Inc, 2006.
  12. Bial, Raymond. The Apache. New York: Benchmark Books, 2001.
  13. Martinez, Esther, Sue-Ellen Jacobs, Josephine Binford, & Tessie Naranjo. My Life in San Juan Pueblo: Stories of Esther Martinez. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2004.
  14. Francis, Lee. Native Time: A Historical Time Line of Native America. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.
  15. King, Cecil S. The Flag of My Country. North Charlestons, SC: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013.


  • Glenabah Martinez, Ph.D., College of Education, University of New Mexico
  • Myla Vicenti Carpio, Ph.D, American Indian Studies, Arizona State University
  • Tiffany Lee, Ph.D., Native American Studies, University of New Mexico
  • Vincent Werito, Ph.D, College of Education, University of New Mexico
  • Gregory A . Cajete, Ph.D., College of Education/Native American Studies, University of New Mexico
  • Robin Minthorn, Ph.D., College of Education/Native American Studies
  • Leola Tsinnajinnie, Ph.D., Native American Studies
  • Wendy S. Greyeyes, Ph.D., Native American Studies
  • Jennifer Denetdale, Ph.D., American Studies
  • Ted Jojola, Ph.D., Community & Regional Planning
  • Kamilla Venner, Ph.D, Psychology
  • Steven Verney, Ph.D, Psychology
  • Shawn Secatero, Ph.D, College of Education
  • Laura Harjo, Ph.D., Community & Regional Planning