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Author Adam, S. K

Title Extinction or survival? : the remarkable story of the Tigua, an urban American Indian tribe / S.K. Adam

Publ Info Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, [2009]
 Bryant Main Stacks  E99.T52 A33 2009    AVAILABLE
 CCE Main Collection  E99 T52 A33 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E99.T52 A33 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript iii, 219 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-212) and index
Contents Oral tradition, part one: diaspora and survival -- Oral tradition, part two: religion, identity, and cultural perserverance -- Legislating identity: law, discourse, and perceptions of Indianness -- State and federal recognition -- Speaking Rock Casino: the State of Texas versus the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo -- Concluding remarks -- Postscript: Speaking Rock Casino today
LC subject Tiwa Indians -- Texas -- El Paso -- Ethnic identity
Tiwa Indians -- Texas -- El Paso -- Government relations
Tiwa Indians -- Cultural assimilation -- Texas -- El Paso
Federally recognized Indian tribes -- Texas -- El Paso
Gambling on Indian reservations -- Texas -- El Paso
Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (El Paso, Tex.) -- History
Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (El Paso, Tex.) -- Social life and customs
ISBN 9781594515941 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1594515948 (hardcover : alk. paper)