The University of Arizona
Language, History, and Identity
Ethnolinguistic Studies of the Arizona Tewa
Paul V. Kroskrity
289 pp. / 6.00 in x 9.00 in / 1993
Cloth (978-0-8165-1427-4) [
Indigenous and Native American Studies
The Arizona Tewa are a Pueblo Indian group that migrated around 1700 to First Mesa on the Hopi Reservation and who, while speaking Hopi have also retained their native language. Kroskrity examines this curiosity of language and culture, explaining the various ways in which the Tewa use their linguistic resources to successfully adapt to the Hopi and their environment while retaining their native language and the cultural identity it embodies.
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