Pueblo Nations: Eight Centuries of Pueblo Indian History
"An important and rare book. Clearly written and fairly presented, a first-hand synthesis of American Indian history and culture.... Sando has made a ... Show synopsis "An important and rare book. Clearly written and fairly presented, a first-hand synthesis of American Indian history and culture.... Sando has made a valuable contribution to American Indian history". (American Historical Review) "This book is absolutely unique, the most intimate look at 20th-century Pueblo Indian life in New Mexico available today". (Alfonso Ortiz, writer and anthropologist, San Juan Pueblo) "The first insider's story of the 800-year history of the 19 pueblos in New Mexico. This is an excellent book". (New York Times) "A blend of traditional history and ethnography, sensitively written by a respected elder". (Choice) Highly regarded by Native Americans as well as Anglo and Hispanic historians, Sando's book covers the origins and development of Pueblo civilization, the Spanish conquest, the Pueblo Revolt, the influence of the United States government in Pueblo history, and the issues of land and water rights so vital to the survival of Pueblo people today.