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By Lee Marmon, Tom Corbett

Winner of the 2016 Western history Award for images from the nationwide Cowboy & Western background Museum

Winner of the 2015 Southwest publication Award from the Border neighborhood Library Association

Winner of the 2015 New Mexico-Arizona ebook Awards for humanities publication and most sensible Book

2015 Southwest Books of the Year

Winner of the 2016 Southwest publication layout and creation Awards for alternate publication, Illustrated and artwork and images from the recent Mexico booklet Association

The exclusive American Indian photographer Lee Marmon has documented over sixty years of Laguna heritage: its humans, customs, and cultural alterations. right here a couple of hundred of Marmon’s images show off his abilities whereas highlighting the cohesive, adaptive, and self sufficient personality of the Laguna people.

Along with Marmon’s personal oral heritage of the tribe and his kin images relationship again to 1872, Tom Corbett offers archival photos and ancient examine, making this the main whole released heritage of any southwestern pueblo. Marmon and Corbett additionally interviewed famous tribal elders and oral historians concerning customs, non secular practices, and occasions of the 19th and 20th centuries.

The ensuing narrative presents a desirable tale of survival via critical usual and man-made adversities, together with droughts, plagues, marauding tribes, and cultural invasion. via all of it, Laguna has preserved its tradition and retained sovereign powers over the pueblo and its territory.

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The sacred Mount Taylor, provider of water, timbers, plants, and hunting grounds, hovers protectively over the village of Old Laguna. Photo by Lee Marmon (1985). Laguna on the Rio San José, 1910. The village of Laguna is reflected in the calm waters of the Rio San José. The village lies on a gently rising hill with the San José de la Laguna Mission at the summit. This photo was taken from the Rio San José prior to construction of the Bluewater Dam west of Grants. The new Bluewater Lake greatly reduced the flow of water in the Rio San José and consequently reduced the amount of farmable land around Laguna.

Council—The governing power of the Pueblo of Laguna shall be vested in the Pueblo Council. The Council shall be composed of the following persons: (a) One Governor. (b) One First Lieutenant Governor. (c) One Second Lieutenant Governor. (d) One Head Fiscale. (e) One First Fiscale. (f) One Second Fiscale. (g) One Treasurer. (h) One Secretary. (i) One Interpreter. (j) The representative or representatives of the respective villages of the Pueblo of Laguna who shall in the customary manner or as provided by the Council be selected by said villages as representatives of each of said villages.

They moved across the landscape with the seasons, hunting and gathering in environments ranging from deserts to mountains. About 3,500 years ago, they developed agricultural techniques and ceramics, and from 1000 BC to 500 BC up to AD 500, they began living in villages made up of semisubterranean pit houses with wooden framework roofs covered with earth. AD 500–AD 1500 In the second half of the first millennium these early Native Americans began to emerge from their pit houses in favor of aboveground, contiguous multistory buildings built of stone and clay mortar.

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