Bernard L. Fontana

Bernard (Bunny) L. Fontana was a renowned authority on the history and anthropology of the Southwest. He worked at the University of Arizona as a lecturer in the anthropology department, an ethnologist at the Arizona State Museum, and a field historian in the library. He helped create the Southwestern Mission Research Center at the University of Arizona in 1965 and co-founded the Patronato San Xavier, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration of Mission San Xavier del Bac. He passed away in 2016.
Arizona Place Names Arizona Place Names
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Baja California Missions Baja California Missions
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In the Footsteps of the Padres

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With Three Versions of the Myth Recorded and Translated from the Navajo by Father Berard Haile, O.F.M.

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Methods of Indoctrination on the Frontier of New Spain, 1796–97

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The Art of Mission San Xavier del Bac

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Of Earth and Little Rain

The Papago Indians

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Piman Shamanism and Staying Sickness (Ká:cim Múmkidag) Piman Shamanism and Staying Sickness (Ká:cim Múmkidag)
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An Environmental History of an Arizona River

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