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By Aj Liebling,Elmer R. Rusco

ISBN-10: 0874173418

ISBN-13: 9780874173413

In 1949, well known journalist A. J. Liebling got here to Reno to procure a divorce, which required that he determine residency in Nevada for a interval of six weeks. Liebling stayed at a visitor ranch at the seashores of Pyramid Lake. whereas there, his reporter’s interest was once engaged through a sour dispute raging among the Paiutes and non-Indian squatters who have been claiming the main agriculturally efficient lands of the reservation and the waters feeding the lake that used to be the industrial and non secular center of the Paiutes’ historic culture.

Liebling recorded the litigation over the destiny of the Pyramid Lake Reservation lands in a sequence of articles released in The New Yorker in 1955. Reprinted the following of their entirety, the essays speak about the affair intimately, following it from the seashores of the lake to the halls of Congress, and introducing readers to the colourful global of Nineteen Fifties Nevada. this can be a necessary checklist of 1 of Nevada’s so much enduring and critical debates over the makes use of of the land and the valuable water that nourishes it. advent via Elmer R. Rusco.

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In 1949, popular journalist A. J. Liebling got here to Reno to acquire a divorce, which required that he identify residency in Nevada for a interval of six weeks. Liebling stayed at a visitor ranch at the seashores of Pyramid Lake. whereas there, his reporter’s interest was once engaged by way of a sour dispute raging among the Paiutes and non-Indian squatters who have been claiming the main agriculturally efficient lands of the reservation and the waters feeding the lake that used to be the industrial and non secular center of the Paiutes’ historic tradition.

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