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Hopi Traditionalist Movement papers, 1949-1972

AZ 374

Collection Summary

Creator: Hopi Traditionalists
Collection Name:Hopi Traditionalist Movement papers,
Inclusive Dates: 1949-1972
Physical Description:.4 linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of correspondence, transcripts of meetings, clippings, legal papers, and printed material published by members of the movement.
Collection Number:AZ 374
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733

Historical Note

This movement opposed policies of Hopi Tribal Council, Peabody Coal Company, Indian Claims Commission, and others which threatened traditional Hopi land and life.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence, transcripts of meetings, clippings, legal papers, and printed material published by members of the movement.





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Corporate Name(s)
Peabody Coal Company

Geographic Name(s)
Black Mesa (Navajo County and Apache County, Ariz.)

Coal mines and mining -- Arizona -- Black Mesa (Navajo County and Apache County)
Hopi Indians -- Government relations
Hopi Indians -- Land tenure
Hopi Indians -- Social life and customs
Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- Southwest, New

Genre Form(s)

Administrative Information

Credit Line

Hopi Traditionalist Movement papers(AZ 374). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Container List

11 Inventory.
12 Letters and statements. , 1949-1959
13 Letters and statements. , 1960-1969
14 Black Mesa Controversy. , 1970-1971
15 Black Mesa Controversy: Peabody Coal Company, Drilling and Exploration Permit. , November 28, 1969
15 Black Mesa Controversy: Peabody Coal Company, "Mining Coal on Black Mesa." , 1970
16 Black Mesa Controversy: Environmentalists' Statements. , 1970-1972
17 Black Mesa Controversy: [Hopi Traditionalists] Plaintiffs vs. Roger C. B. Morton and Peabody Coal Company, Defendants. , 1971
18 Statements of Hopi Traditionalist Leaders. , 1957-1970
Includes The Great Resistance, A Hopi Anthology, George Yamada, ed., 1957.
19 Statements of Hopi Progressives. , 1965-1970
110 Hippie Controversy. , 1967-1968
111 Historic documents and letters reprinted for the Hopi Traditionalist Movement.
112 Papers regarding the Hopi Traditionalist Movement. , 1968-1970
"Political Socialization of the Hopi 'Traditional' Faction," by Shuichi Nagata, 1968
"The Fed-Up Hopi: Resistance of the American Indian and the Silence of the Good Anthropologists," by Richard O. Clemmer, 1969
"Economic Development vs. Aboriginal Land Use: An Attempt to Predict Culture Change on an Indian Reservation in Arizona," by Richard O. Clemmer, 1970.