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Bitsuie, Roman
Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Roman Bitsuie Papers
Public Policy Papers
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11 boxes
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Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-11


Roman Bitsuie is associated with Navajo Hopi Land Commission Office and these papers document his service on the Navajo Tax Commission, the Navajo Tribal Council and the Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute Commission

Collection Description & Creator Information


The records in this collection document Roman Bitsuie's service on the Navajo Tax Commission, as an elected delegate to the Navajo Tribal Council, and as director of the Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute Commission.


The order in which these materials came to Princeton has been maintained.

Collection Creator Biography:

Roman Bitsuie was the executive director of the Navajo-Hopi Land Commission Office from 1998-2010 and 1989-1995. He has worked in legal and government affairs since 1974, when he was a Tribal Court Advocate and since then has worked for the Navajo Tax Commission, the Navajo-Hopi Land Dispute Commission, has been a member of the Navajo Nation Council, and has worked in private enterprise. Bitsuie is a member of the Princeton University Class of 1978.

Collection History


These materials are the gift of Roman Bitsuie in 2011. They were meant to be the first of many records. However, a fire destroyed the rest of the Bitsuie papers before they could be shipped. The accession number for this shipment is ML.2011.038.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No material was separated from this collection.

Processing Information:

This collection was accessioned on October 11, 2012. A preliminary inventory list and finding aid were created on April 16, 2013.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to Princeton University and researchers are free to move forward with use of materials without anything further from Mudd Library. For materials not created by the donor, where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. In these instances, researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Credit this material:

Roman Bitsuie Papers; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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