Ruth M. Underhill

Ruth M. Underhill (1883–1984) received her PhD in anthropology from Columbia University and held positions with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the University of Denver, where she was named professor emeritus upon her retirement in 1952. Specializing in southwestern anthropology, Underhill lived on Indian reservations and wrote comprehensively about the Tohono O’odham, Navajo, and Mohave communities. She is the author of several books.
An Anthropologist's Arrival An Anthropologist's Arrival
An Anthropologist's Arrival

An Anthropologist's Arrival

A Memoir

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Rainhouse and Ocean Rainhouse and Ocean
Rainhouse and Ocean

Rainhouse and Ocean

Speeches for the Papago Year

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