Martha A. Sandweiss

Ethel-Jane Westfeldt Bunting Summer Scholar

2002

Indian Culture as National Heritage: The Case of the Zia Sun Symbol

The ways in which the material artifacts of prehistoric and historic southwestern Indians have been incorporated into a national American heritage are examined in this study of the Zia sun symbol used on the New Mexico state flag.

Affiliation at time of award:
Professor, Department of American Studies and History, Amherst College


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