Chamberlain, Kathleen

Under sacred ground : a history of Navajo oil, 1922-1982 / Kathleen P. Chamberlain. - 1st ed. - Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2000. - xii, 177 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-169) and index.

The Navajo world before 1922 -- The quest for leases, 1921-1923 -- The first Navajo oil boom, 1923-1927 -- Transition and turmoil, 1927-1932 -- Depression and despair, 1932-1949 -- New discoveries, 1950-1959 -- Navajo solutions, 1960-1982.

0826320430 (cloth : alk. paper)


Navajo Indians--Economic conditions.
Navajo Indians--Politics and government.
Petroleum industry and trade--History.--Navajo Indian Reservation

E99.N3 / .C45 2000

338.2/7282/097898

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