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“Ethnicity is one of the greatest resources, if not the greatest resources we have in the world.”

–Edward T. Hall

William deBuys

Bill deBuys_lrWilliam deBuys William deBuys is a writer and conservationist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His first book, Enchantment and Exploitation: the Life and Hard Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range, which won a Southwest Book Award, combines the cultural and natural history of northern New Mexico. His second book, River of Traps, one of three finalists for the 1991 Pulitzer Prize, combines memoir, biography, and photography. DeBuys’s third book, Salt Dreams: Land and Water in Low-Down California, destined to become a classic, is an environmental and social history of the land where the Colorado River comes to an end.