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These People Have Always Been a Republic: Indigenous Electorates in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1598-1912

Maurice S. Crandall


Spanning three hundred years and the colonial regimes of Spain, Mexico, and the United States, Maurice S. Crandall’s sweeping history of Native American political rights in what is now New Mexico, Arizona, and Sonora demonstrates how Indigenous communities implemented, subverted, rejected, and indigenized colonial ideologies of democracy, both to accommodate and to oppose colonial power.  Focusing on four groups--Pueblos in New Mexico, Hopis in northern Arizona, and Tohono O'odhams and Yaquis in Arizona/Sonora--Crandall reveals the ways Indigenous peoples absorbed and adapted colonially impose ... More

Keywords: Native American Voting, Indigenous Politics, Sovereignty, Indian Citizenship, U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, Pueblo Indians, Yaquis, Tohono O’odhams, Hopis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781469652665
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652665.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Maurice S. Crandall, author
Dartmouth College