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A Zuni life : a Pueblo Indian in two worlds

Author: Virgil Wyaco; J A Jones; Carroll L Riley
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Here Virgil Wyaco, a Zuni Indian elder and leader, recounts his life in both the traditional Zuni and modern Anglo worlds. As a boy, Wyaco learned Zuni ways from his family and the English language and vocational skills in Anglo schools. Earning a Bronze Star during World War II, he killed German soldiers in combat and participated in the summary execution of SS guards at Dachau. His postwar career included college
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wyaco, Virgil, 1926-
Zuni life.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607021009
Named Person: Virgil Wyaco; Virgil Wyaco
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil Wyaco; J A Jones; Carroll L Riley
ISBN: 0826318800 9780826318800 0826318819 9780826318817
OCLC Number: 37705248
Description: viii, 145 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Virgil Wyaco ; transcribed and edited by J.A. Jones ; historical sketch by Carroll L. Riley.

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An account of Virgil Wyaco's life in both the traditional Zuni and modern Anglo worlds. His varied career demonstrates the heartbreaks and rewards of a Native American life bridging two cultures in  Read more...

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