The Ute Indians of Colorado in the Twentieth Century

By: Young, Richard K.

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First edition. An excellent copy. 1997 Hard Cover. xiii, 362 pp. This comparative history of the Southern Ute and Mountain Ute peoples demonstrates how two culturally and historically related tribes, living side by side in southwestern Colorado, have taken very different paths in the modern era. Historian Richard K. Young makes a unique contribution to twentieth-century American Indian studies in his exploration of Colorado’s two remaining tribes’ divergent responses to federal Indian policies and changing economic and social conditions since passage of the Indian Reorganization Act in 1934. This book, which includes a review of the Utes’ pre-contact and nineteenth-century history, is based on primary research in U. S. and tribal documents, interviews with tribal members, and the few available secondary sources. By examining the Ute experience, Young highlights the dilemmas faced by all tribes with respect to economic development, energy and water resources, cultural identity and adaptation, spiritual life, tribal politics, and the struggle for tribal self-determination.

Title: The Ute Indians of Colorado in the Twentieth Century

Author: Young, Richard K.

Categories: Modern First Editions, Native American Studies, 20th Century, Americana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1997

ISBN Number: 0806129689

ISBN Number 13: 9780806129686

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2272283

Keywords: AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS ANTHROPOLOGY UTE COLORADO,