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Taking a Moment to Realign Our Foundations: A Look at Pueblo Chthonic Legal Foundations, Traditional Structures in Paguate Village, and Our Foundational Connection to Sacred Places

Abstract Connecting the three pieces of this dissertation is the foundation of our land or Mother Earth. Our relationship with our Mother is key to our indigenous legal tradition, as it both defines and is shaped by indigenous laws. These laws set forth the values and rules for relationships between humans, and between humans and the environment, including non-human beings. How we live in this environment, how we nurture our relationship with our Mother, and how we emulate our original instructions in treatment of one another are integral to our indigenous legal traditions. With this connection in mind, the three parts of this dissertation address the status of Pueblo women in colonial New Mexico, a study of attitudes toward preservation of tradit... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Lorenzo, June Lynne (Author) / Huaman, Elizabeth S (Advisor) / Brayboy, Bryan M (Committee member) / Vicente Carpio, Myla (Committee member) / Zuni-Cruz, Christine (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Native American studies / History / Law / chthonic / Mother Earth / Pueblo / Recopilacion / Spanish colonialism / Women
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 107 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Justice Studies 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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