Readings About Native Americans in San Diego County
Selected Bibliography – Fall 2004
Nancy Carol Carter
University of San Diego School of Law
Anderson, Candy and Caldeira, Diana, in cooperation with the Campo Band of Mission Indians. The Kumeyaay: Secrets of the Trail. San Diego: County Office of Education, 1996. [School book for grades 3-8.]
Carrico, Richard L. Strangers in a Stolen Land: American Indians in San Diego 1850-1880. Newcastle, Calif.: Sierra Oaks Publishing Co., 1987.
Couro, Ted. San Diego County Indians as Farmers and Wage Earners. Ramona, Calif.: Ramona Pioneer Historical Society, 1975.
Heizer, Robert F. The Eighteen Unratified Treaties of 1851-1852 between the California Indians and the United States Government. Berkeley, Calif.: Dept. of Anthropology, U.C., Berkeley, 1972.
Hyer, Joel R. “We Are Not Savages:” Native Americans in Southern California and the Pala Reservation, 1840-1920. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2001.
The Impact of European Exploration and Settlement on Local Native Americans. San Diego. Cabrillo Historical Association, 1986.
Labastida, Roberta and Caldeira Diana, in cooperation with the Campo Band of Mission Indians. The Kumeyaay People. San Diego: County Office of Education, 1995. [School book for grades 3-8.]
McGovern, Dan. The Campo Indian Landfill War: The Fight for Gold in California’s Garbage. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995.
McKanna, Clare V., Jr. Four Hundred Dollars Worth of Justice: The Trial and Execution of Indian Joe, 1892-1893, Journal of San Diego History 33 (Fall 1987).
Mulu’wetam: The First People; Cupeño Oral History and Language, ed. by Jane H. Hill and Rosinda Nolasquez. Banning, Calif.: Malki Museum Press, 1973.
“Native People.” In Mills, James R. San Diego: Where California Began. San Diego: San Diego Historical Society, 1985.
Shipek, Florence Connolly. Pushed into the Rocks : Southern California Indian Land Tenure, 1769-1986. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1987.
Steele, Susan. Agreement and Anti-Agreement: A Syntax of Luiseño. Boston: Kluwer Academic Pub., 1990.
True, Delbert L., Pankey, Rosemary, and Warren, C.N. Tom-Kav: A Late Village Site in Northern San Diego County, California, and Its Place in the San Luis Rey Complex (Anthropological Records, v. 30). Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.
“Update on Impacts of Tribal Economic Development Projects in San Diego Country, April 2003.” Prepared for the County of San Diego Board of Supervisors.
Van Camp, Gena R. Kumeyaay Pottery: Paddle-and-Anvil Techniques in Southern California. (Anthropological Papers, No. 15). Socorro, N.M.: Ballena Press, 1979.
White, Phillip M. and Pitt, Stephen D. Bibliography of the Indians of San Diego County: the Kumeyaay, Diegueno, Luiseno, and Cupeno. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1997.
Bibb, Leland E. “The Location of the Indian Village of Temecula,” Journal of San Diego History 18 (Summer 1972).
Brigandi, Phil and Robinson, John W. “The Killing of Juan Diego: From Murder to Mythology,” Journal of San Diego History 40 (Winter 1994).
Carrico, Richard L., ed. “A Brief Glimpse of the Kumeyaay Past: An Interview with Tom Lucas, Kwaaymii, of Laguna Ranch,” Journal of San Diego History 29 (Spring 1983).
Carrico, Richard L. “San Diego Indians and the Federal Government: Years of Neglect 1850-1865,” Journal of San Diego History 26 (Summer 1980).
Carrico, Richard L. “Sociopolitical Aspects of the 1775 Revolt at Mission San Diego de Alcala: An Ethnohistorical Approach,” Journal of San Diego History 43 (Summer 1997).
Farris, Glenn. “Captain Jose Panto and the San Pascual Indian Pueblo in San Diego County 1835-1878,” Journal of San Diego History 43 (Spring 1997).
Jacques, Terri E. “Serving San Diego County’s Southern Indians? Campo Indian Agency Schools,” Journal of San Diego History 29 (Summer 1983).
McKanna, Clare V., Jr. "Four Hundred Dollars Worth of Justice: The Trial, Conviction, and Execution of Indian Joe, 1892-1893" Journal of San Diego History 33 (Fall 1987).
Mills, James. “San Diego… Where California Began,” Journal of San Diego History 13 (Oct. 1967).
“San Diego: A Mission Record of the California Indians (1814),” translated by Alfred L. Kroeber.
Shipek, Florence. “Documents of San Diego History: A Unique Case: Temecula Indians vs. Holman and Seaman,” Journal of San Diego History 15 (Spring 1969).
Van Horn, Kurt. “Tempting Temecula: The Making and Unmaking of a Southern California Community,” Journal of San Diego History 20 (Winter 1974).
Research by University Students
Guerrero, Monica C. Hual-Cu-Cuish: A Late Prehistoric Kumeyaay Village Site in the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, San Diego County, California. Thesis. San Diego State University, 2001.
Harvey, Stephen Lee. An Analysis of Cultural Change at Topomai, a San Luis Rey Complex Habitation Site. Thesis. San Diego State University, 2001.
Karr, Steven. Pala: A History of a Southern California Indian Community. Dissertation. Oklahoma State University, 2001.
Schultze, Carol A. A Reconstruction of Ystagua Village. Thesis. San Diego State University, 1992. [Diegueño Indians in San Diego County.]
Culture and Folkways
Chaddock, Lisa Bridenstine. A Place to Gather. Thesis. San Diego State University, 1995. [Ethnobotany of San Diego Indians.]
Guaughen, Shasta Christina. The Ethnobotany of the Cupeño. Thesis. San Diego State University, 2001.
Hector, Susan M. Late Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherer Activities in Southern San Diego County, California. Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles, 1984.
Shipek, Florence Connolly. A Strategy for Change: The Luiseño of Southern California. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Hawaii, 1977.
Spear, Wendy Bell. An Ethnoarcheological Approach to the Study of Acculturation Among the Cupeño Indians on the Pala Reservation. Thesis. San Diego State University, 1983.
Wilson, Marjorie Lloyd. Legends of the Diegueño Indians. Thesis. San Diego State College, 1956.
Zepeda, Irma Carmen. Exchange Networks, Beads, and Social Status Among the Historic Kumeyaay. Thesis. San Diego State University, 1999.
Elliott, Eric. Dictionary of Rincon Luiseño, 4 vols. Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, San Diego, 1999.
Carrico, Richard Lee. Creation of a Marginal People : Native Americans in American San Diego, 1850-1880. Thesis. University of San Diego, 1985.
Carrico, Susan Hunter. Urban Indians in San Diego, 1850-1900. Thesis. University of San Diego, 1984.
Edson Julie Christin. Between Mission and Reservation: The Experiences of San Diego Indians, 1833-1880. Thesis. University of San Diego, 1996.
Killea, Lucy Lytle. Colonial Foundations of Land Use and Society in San Diego, 1769-1846. Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, San Diego, 1975. [Includes discussion of Indian lands.]
Miller, Nancy Scoones. The Blessings of Bureaucracy: Indian Education in San Diego Country, 1848-1947. Thesis. San Diego State University, 1992.
Wachi, Yasuko Amemiya. What Comes Next? Native Americans of San Diego Country: A Study of Uncertainty for an Ethnic Minority Group of Southern California. Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, San Diego, 1994.
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