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Navajo stock reduction

Smith, Edward D.

Navajo stock reduction

riding the range during the Navajo stock reduction

by Smith, Edward D.

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdward D. Smith ; [interviewed by Dean Sundberg].
SeriesNew York Times oral history program, Southeastern Utah oral history collection ;, no. 5.
ContributionsSundberg, Dean.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 49518 (F)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination29, ii leaves.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3215927M
LC Control Number83124265

Much of those years spent working together informed Frisbie’s book Tall Woman: The Life and Story of Rose Mitchell, a Navajo Woman, c. But Frisbie realized even then that there was a whole other book to be written specifically about food, as it related to the Mitchell family and to the modern Navajo Nation as a whole. In the early s the Navajo Nation was in the early stages of economic development, recovering from the devastating stock reduction period of Navajo men sought work away from the reservation on railroads and farm work in Phoenix and California. Then came the nuclear age and uranium was discovered on the : $

The federal stock reduction program imposed in the s and s devastated the Navajo agricultural economy and altered family structure. Women had owned and cared for the sheep and goat herds which were now reduced in number by hundreds of by: 6. Shepardson examines how acculturation and social change has affected the status of Navajo women. She looks at three periods: i) before stock reduction (), ii) during and after stock reduction (s), iii) and the present day (s). In the beginning Navajo women enjoyed relatively high status, which was largely based on egalitarian relationships in the Cited by:

Dreaming of Sheep in Navajo Country offers a fresh interpretation of the history of Navajo (Diné) pastoralism. The dramatic reduction of livestock on the Navajo Reservation in the s — when hundreds of thousands of sheep, goats, and horses were killed — was an ambitious attempt by the federal government to eliminate overgrazing on an Price: $ Book Description: Dreaming of Sheep in Navajo Country offers a fresh interpretation of the history of Navajo (Din) pastoralism. The dramatic reduction of livestock on the Navajo Reservation in the s -- when hundreds of thousands of sheep, goats, and horses were killed -- was an ambitious attempt by the federal government to eliminate overgrazing on an arid landscape and to better .


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This prompted the United States Government to step in and make changes, and so the Livestock Reduction plan was implemented and enforced. The Navajo Livestock Reduction was imposed by the United States government upon the Navajo Nation in the s, during the Great Depression.

The reduction of herds was conducted because grazing areas were becoming eroded and deteriorated due to too many animals. 2 Navajo and sheep. 3 Federal reduction plan. 6 Further reading. Navajo stock reduction Unknown Binding – January 1, by Nedra ToÌ diÌ ch'iÌ i'nii (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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With great sensitivity and insight, Weisiger evocatively demonstrates why stock reduction continues to be indelibly seared into Navajos' collective memory."― American Indian Quarterly "The history of Navajo livestock reduction in the s is well known, yet Marsha L.

Weisiger offers a sophisticated reevaluation that is satisfying in both its 4/4(10). In Kit Carson launched a brutal and relentless search-and-destroy campaign against the Navajo people. Under his command, the US Cavalry swept across the Navajo countryside chopping down fruit trees, destroying crops and butchering sheep.

Thousands of Navajos were killed, and approximately 8, Navajo men, women and children were captured. Stock reduction was not an "indelible stain" on United States history, but an unpleasant necessity.

By restructuring the Navajos* economic base, the gov-ernment helped insure the future survival of Navajo culture. This book also misrepresents John Collier, who was a. ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS AND MATERIAL CULTURE: THE LIVESTOCK conscious of how stock reduction would affect the Navajo people economically.

5 This realization is Garrick Bailey and Roberta Glenn Bailey’s book, entitled. A History of the Navajos: The Reservation Years. At the end of most chapters is a section on the changes in Author: Jessica L Bertolozzi.

She articulates why the signal failure of stock reduction revolved around the New Dealers' complete disregard of Navajo women's roles and positions as owners of all the goats and most of the sheep.

Because the entire land management program as conceived by the federal government undermined the very tapestry of matricentered Diné relations, it.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Virginia Smith: operating a trading post on a Navajo reservation. [Elizabeth Scheib] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Scheib.

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government killed more thanNavajo sheep and goats the horses. Part of soil conservation; "an acre could have no more than 6 sheep". This book is an ethnohistory of the changes wrought by oil.

The economic development spurred by oil leases is a cautionary tale in the transition from a subsistence to a capitalist economy. The federal stock reduction program imposed in the s and s devastated the Navajo agricultural economy and altered family structure.

In the end, stock reduction did not restore the lands on the Navajo Reservation. By the s, scientists recognized that gullying and siltation were not necessarily caused by.

The book is the story of the Navajos during the decade of forced stock reduction on the Navajo Reservation. This decade was marked by confusion, frustration, and bitterness on the part of the Navajo Nation.

It is of the 's, during which the Navajos faced their greatest crisis since their removal to military confinement from tothat the author writes a personal footnote.

Stock-Reduction - A.D. Roosevelt appointed a Commissioner of Indian Affairs, who advocated a system of livestock reduction to alleviate soil erosion problems, in conflict with the importance of livestock to the Navajo; A.D.

Navajo reject the Indian Reorganization Act because it is identified with livestock reduction. Navajo livestock reduction: a national disgrace Ruth Roessel, Broderick H.

Johnson Navajo Community College Press, Jun 1, - Business & Economics - pages. "Dreaming of Sheep in Navajo Country" offers a fresh interpretation of the history of Navajo (Dine) pastoralism.

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The Navajo (/ ˈ n æ v. h oʊ, ˈ n ɑː-/; British English: Navaho; Navajo: Diné or Naabeehó) are a Native American people of the Southwestern United States.

At more thanenrolled tribal members as ofthe Navajo Nation is the second-largest federally recognized tribe in the U.S. (the Cherokee Nation being the largest) and has the largest reservation in the country. She articulates why the signal failure of stock reduction revolved around the New Dealers' complete disregard of Navajo women's roles and positions.

Dreaming of Sheep in Navajo Country offers a fresh interpretation of the history of Navajo (Diné) pastoralism.

The dramatic reduction of livestock on the Na. This is the first monograph in thirty years to tackle the controversial episode called Navajo stock reduction, which occurred when the Bureau of Indian Affairs We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of : Kathleen P.

Chamberlain.in the Navajo people, their history and culture, will also find the book's. contents useful. Of the many people who have contributed to this second edition of the Navajo Bibliography, special recognition is extended to Mrs. Helena M. Yazhe of Window'Rock, Arizona, for her untiring efforts and persistent.

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