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Collection Details


Collection Name: Alamo Navajo Oral History Project
Repository Name: University of New Mexico. Zimmerman Library. Center for Southwest Research [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Local Identifier: MSS 563 BC
URL: http://elibrary.unm.edu/oanm/NmU/nmu1%23mss563bc/nmu1%23mss563bc_m3.html
Dates Spanned: 1987-1984
Description: The Alamo Navajo Oral History Project collection consists of 23 interviews on 26 ninety minute cassettes. The interviews were conducted between 1977 and 1984 with people from the Alamo Navajo Reservation in southwestern New Mexico. The interviewees include: Louise Abeyta, Narciso Abeyta, John Anderson Pino, Denny Y. Apachito, Julian Apachito, Martiano Apachito, Billy Apachito, Hattie Apachito, Helen Apachito, Ida Apachito, Bessie Field Baca, John M. Baca. Thomas Gauadeuegro, John Guerro, Jose Guerro, Juanita Guerro, Chole Herrera, Husky Y. Monte Sr., Elise Monte, Pauline Padilla, Juan Vicente, Jake Vicente, and Altpah Vicente. There is also a tape of an Alamo revival meeting. Additionally, the collection contains background research materials such as a project description, a Master's essay on Alamo Navajo kinship systems, an ethnohistorical report on the Cañoncito and Alamo Navajo Bands, census data and correspondence.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 23
Broad Subjects: Intellectual life; Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: American Indian; Culture; Indians of North America; Indians of North America--History; Navajo Indians--New Mexico; New Mexico; Oral history; United States
Other Subjects: Alamo Navajo; Navajo culture; Navajo history; Navajo kinship patterns
Collection Code: OHC0000213