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The only one living to tell; the autobiography of a Yavapai Indian.


The only one living to tell; the autobiography of a Yavapai Indian.

Burns, Mike. Ed. by Gregory McNamee.

U. of Arizona Press


179 pages



Of interest to students of Southwestern American history and Indian history, this memoir of Arizona Yavapai Mike Burns' life provides a unique and unvarnished look at the atrocities and cultural genocide committed against the native peoples of the region, and presents one man's personal perspective, molded by his experiences living as an Indian in white society, of the travails of his people. The work is edited by Gregory McNamee, a researcher at the University of Arizona Southwest Center.

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