Native American Authors
Jeannette Dulce Henry Costo
Jeannette Henry Costo was born in 1909. She was an author and editor who worked together with her husband, Rupert Costo, to produce works on Native American history and culture. She was also a founding member of the American Indian Historical Society. She passed away in 2001.
Online resources by or about Jeannette Dulce Henry Costo:
American Indian Nations: Rupert and Jeannette Costo
Author: Trafzer, Clifford
Description: Provides a short biography of the authors Rupert and Jeannette Costo and their contribution to Native American history and scholarship in California. There are links to the Costo family photo album on the web. Other links give information about the Costo Chair of American Indian Affairs and the Costo Library of the American Indian.
Jeannette Henry – Jeannette Dulce Henry Costo
Description: Jeannette Henry is the maiden name for the author Jeannette Dulce Henry Costo. Follow this URL to find more of her works in the IPL Native American Authors collection.
The Journal of San Diego History Book Review: The Missions of California – A Legacy of Genocide
Author: Starr, Raymond
Description: Short book review for The Missions of California – A Legacy of Genocide, edited by Rupert Costo and Jeannette Henry Costo. According to the reviewer, “The book attempts to document the catastrophic effects of the mission system on the California Indians and by doing so to discredit the efforts to elevate Junipero Serra, founder of the missions, to sainthood.”
Oral History: Jeannette Henry Costo
Author: University of California Riverside
Description: This site contains an audio file and PDF transcript of an oral history as spoken by Jeannette Henry Costo, who discusses the prominent role Native Americans played on the founding of the UC Riverside campus. Adobe Acrobat reader is required to view PDF files. These files are embargoed until 2010.
UCR Library Costo Collection
Author: University of California, Riverside
Description: Brief information about the Rupert Costo Library of the American Indian, an archive at the University of California, Riverside.
Books by Jeannette Dulce Henry Costo:
Costo, Jeannette Dulce Henry; Costo, Rupert. The American Indian Reader: History
San Francisco, CA : American Indian Educational Publishers, 1974.
Costo, Jeannette Dulce Henry; Costo, Rupert. Indian Treaties: Two Centuries of Dishonor
San Francisco, CA : Indian Historian Press, 1977.
Costo, Rupert; Costo, Jeannette Dulce Henry. The Missions of California : a legacy of genocide
San Francisco : The Indian Historian Press, 1987.
Costo, Rupert; Costo, Jeannette Dulce Henry. Natives of the golden state; the California Indians
San Francisco : Indian Historian Press, 1995.
Costo, Rupert; Costo, Jeannette Dulce Henry. A thousand years of American Indian storytelling
San Francisco, CA : Indian Historian Press, 1981.
Genre: Oral History
Audience: All Ages
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