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contents Acknowledgments  ix Note on Naming People, Geography, and Time Periods xi Introduction 1 a Interlude: The Journey of Pook  21 one  Native Histories and the Interior World 25 two  Europeans and the Interior World 53 a Interlude: The View from Huwaaly Kwasakyav 77 three  Trading and Raiding Networks 81 four  The Expansion of Interregional Raiding 99 a Interlude: Pascual’s Warning 113 five  The End of Native Autonomy 115 six  Shifting Strategies within New National Borders 133 epilogue: The View from the Colorado River, 2013 141 appendix 1: Tables 145 appendix 2: List of Missions Relevant to the Interior World 156 appendix 3: Tribal Names 157 appendix 4: Population Figures of Selected   Native Communities 158 Notes 159 Bibliography 195 Index 227 This page intentionally left blank illustrations figure 1. Journeys of José Serrano and Maria de Los Angeles, 1823–26 4 figure 2. The interior world, ca. 1300–1540 7 figure 3. California tribal lands, twenty-first century 9 figure 4. Arizona tribal lands, twenty-first century 10 figure 5. Major contours of trade and political/cultural influence of Native North America during the early colonial period 12 figure 6. Chumash-manufactured shell beads 22 figure 7. The interior world, ca. eighteenth century 26 figure 8. Population density in the Southwest, 1200–1500 37 figure 9. Zuni pottery 46 figure 10. Yokuts basket 47 figure 11. California petroglyphs, Cahuilla territory, late 1800s 51 figure 12. Eusebio Francisco Kino, “A Passage by Land to California” 54 figure 13. The interior world, ca. 1829–59 100 figure 14. The interior world, 1859–65 116 figure 15. Olive Oatman with tattoos, ca. 1860 124 This page intentionally left blank ...



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  • Indians of North America -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico) -- History.
  • Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico).
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico).
  • Indian traders -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico) -- History.
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico).
  • Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico) -- History.
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