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Roots of Resistance:
A History of Land Tenure in New Mexico
by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Publisher: The University of Oklahoma Press
Available: Fall 2007
ISBN: 978-0-8061-3833-6
224 pages
1 map


R o o t s  of  R e s i s t a n ce:
A History of Land Tenure in New Mexico

Roots of Resistance: History of Land Tenure in New Mexico, will be available in September 2007  from University of Oklahoma Press.  It is a new and revised edition of the 1980 UCLA publication  under the same title.   The new edition has a new ending chapter and is updated throughout, with a new Preface by Simon J. Ortiz of Acoma Pueblo.  

"Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz's Roots of Resistance helps to explain why there will and shall be victory!"
-Simon J. Ortiz, writer and poet, Acoma Indian Pueblo

"Professor Dunbar-Ortiz not only provides an excellent analysis of primary documents but also captures the spirt of indigenous peoples."
- Glenabah Martinez, native of Taos Indian Pueblo and Asst. Professor, University of New Mexico

"Underscores the centrality of land questions in this vital and diverse section of the United States that continue to energize public discourse, state politics, and cultural reflections."
- Juan Gómez-Quiñones, author of Roots of Chicano Politics, 1600-1940.

Roxanne with celebrated New Mexico writer and poet, Demetria Martinez, who introduced Roxanne at Bookworks in Albuquerque NM

"In the end, it's only by understanding our relationship to land that we can move toward justice. In her amazing book, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz provides the historical perspective we so desperately need to move forward in the rich tradition of resistance that is ours."
- Demetria Martínez, author of Confessions of a Berlitz Tape Chicana







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