Newlyweds Sallie Wagner and invoice Lippincott got here to the Navajo Reservation in 1938. sooner than they knew it, they owned a buying and selling submit at huge Ruins, Arizona. The years they spent there have been the easiest in their lives, and this full of life, sincere memoir remembers them intimately. buying and selling submit existence mixed company with the types of reports quite often linked to anthropological box paintings. Like many investors, Sallie Wagner motivated the weavers whose rugs she bought. She used to be one of many investors who persuaded weavers to exploit vegetal dyes, leaving an everlasting legacy in Navajo weaving. travelers chanced on Indian reservations within the Nineteen Thirties, and the Lippincotts have been visited frequently through neighbors and strangers alike, many not able to navigate reservation roads.
"This tale is a needs to learn for these attracted to the Navajo humans within the early days. Sallie Wagner has controlled to seize and hold the essence of what it intended to be white in a Navajo global that was once unbelievably different."--Edward T. Hall
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