Native Cultures of Ancient Southwest North America

An interview with Professor Steven Lekson of the University of Colorado Boulder on the ancient cultures of Oasisamerica. Pre-Columbian civilizations of the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico include the Hohokam who occupied the US state of Arizona, the Anasazi or Ancestral Pueblo Peoples who resided in the Four Corners Region, and the Mogollon who[…]

Transnational Debts: The Cultural Memory of Navajo Code Talkers in World War II

Their experiences and memories—in oral histories, interviews, as well as in fiction and film—challenge the narrative of a glorious nation in unison. Even 70 years after it ended, World War II continues to endure in the global imagination. In the United States, images of the “Good War” prevail, and memories of the soldiers have been[…]