2009 The Sweet Smell of Home: the Life and Art of Leonard F. Chana. (Co-authored with Leonard F. Chana and Barbara Chana) University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
2009 Native American Voices: a Reader. 3rd edition. (co-authored with Steve Talbot and Traci L. Morris), Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River. (greatly revised 3rd edition)
2002 Urban Voices: The Bay Area American Indian Community. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
2001 American Indians and the Urban Experience. Co-edited with Kurt Peters. AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek. (2002 American Library Association, Choice Award, Outstanding Academic Title.)
2001 Native American Voices: A Reader. Co-edited with Steve Talbot. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River (Greatly revised second edition.)
2000 “Native Spirit”, chapter in The Spirit of Oakland: An Anthology. Editor, Abby Wasserman, Heritage Media, Carlsbad.
1998 Native American Voices: A Reader. Co-edited with Steve Talbot. Addison Wesley Longman, New York.
1998 The American Indian Urban Experience, a special issue of the American Indian Culture and Research Journal. (vol. 22:4) UCLA American Indian Studies Center, Los Angeles. Guest editor with Kurt Peters.
1992 A House of My Own. (New edition with additional chapter and revised introduction.) University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
1984 Tengo Casa Propia. Instituto Indigenista Interamericano, Mexico City and Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, Lima. (Spanish version of A House of My Own.)
1982 A House of My Own: Social Organization in the Squatter Settlements of Lima, Peru. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
2005-2011 (annually) "Evaluation: Tohono O'odham Community Action Food and Society/Food and Fitness" W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
2004 “To Hear the Stories of How Connected We Are”: An Ethnography of Tohono O’odham Community Action’s Native Organizers Story Circle Project. Tohono O’odham Community Action, Sells, Arizona.
2004 Annotated Finding Guide and Inventory of the Ralph C. Michelsen Papers. In conjunction with Nicole Mennard and Blake Gentry. Unpublished manuscript.
2001 Final Report: Impact Evaluation of STOP Grant Program for Reducing Violence Against Women Among Indian Tribes. Tribal Law and Policy Program, American Indian Studies Program, University of Arizona. (Assisted by Eileen Luna-Firebaugh, Julie Hailer, Denise Barragan, Margaret Mortensen, and Diane Pearson.)
2001 American Indian Urban Mobility in the San Francisco Bay Area. Final Report for Bureau of the Census grant.
2001 Oasis Center for Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence: Evaluation. Department of Justice Grant to Combat Violent Crimes Against Women On Campus, University of Arizona.
(Major Professor: Edward Spicer)
1977 Kin relationships and the process of urbanization in the squatter settlements of Lima, Peru. University of Arizona.
2014 (in Press) "Why? and How?: An Essay on Doing Anthropology and Life," in Mutuality: Anthropology's Changing Terms of Engagement, Roger Sanjek editor. University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia.
2013 "Indigenous Peoples, rural to urban migration, United States and Canada," co-authored with Heather Howard, in The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. edited by Immanuel Ness. Blackwell Publishing Ltd., New Jersey.
2009-2010 "Reflexiones referentes a la Investigacion Comunitaria Participatoria: experiencias en USA y en Uruguay" in Anuario de Antropologia Social y Cultural en Uruguay. Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay.
2009 "Urban Clan Mothers: Key Households in Cities" in Keeping the Campfires Going: Native Women's Activism in Urban Communities. eds. Susan Krouse and Heather Howard, University of Nebraska Press, Omaha.
2008 "Voces Indigenas" in Anuario de Antropologia Social y Cultural en Uruguay. Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay.
2007 "Migración Urbana Indîgena Interna en Los Estados Unidos." Migraciónes
indîgenas en las Americas, Instituto Interamericano de Drechos Humanos, San Jose, Costa Rica.
2006 "Migración Urbana Indîgena Interna en Los Estados Unidos." In Native Migration in the Americas anthology. IIDH, San Jose, Costa Rica.
2006 "California Baskets in the Naprstek Museum, Prague." News from Native California, vol. 19, no. 3, Spring 2006.
2005 “Oral Histories with the Acjachemem of San Juan Capistrano”, co-authored with Frank P. Lobo and Kelina Lobo. Journal of the Southwest, vol. 47, no. 1:29-46.
2005 “Theoretical Perspectives on Inuit Urbanization” chapter in Inuit in Urban Space, edited by Molly Lee, University of Alaska Press, Fairbanks.
2005 “Urban Clan Mothers: Native Women Activists” chapter in Urban Native Women, eds. Susan Krouse and Howard, H. University of Nebraska Press, Omaha.
2004 “Reweaving the History of California Baskets: A Visit to the Museo de America, Madrid, Spain.” Co-authored with Reuben V. Naranjo. News from Native California, winter 2004.
2003 “Substance Dependency among Homeless American Indians in Oakland and Tucson” chapter in Healing and Mental Health for Native Americans: Speaking in Red. Co-author with Margaret Mortensen Vaughan. Eds. Nebelkopf, Ethan and Mary Phillips, AltaMira Press, Walnut Creek.
2003 “Indians in Cities: The Urban Indian Experience.” Strong Medicine, January issue.
2003 “Urban Clan Mothers: Key Households in Cities” in The American Indian Quarterly , vol. 27, nos. 3-4: 305-322.
2002 “Substance Abuse and Dependency among Homeless and Highly Mobile American Indians in Urban Areas” in Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. (Jointly with Margaret Mortensen.)
2002 “Census-taking and the Invisibility of Urban American Indians” in Population Today, Summer 2002.
2006 A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians. By Thomas Biolosi. American Anthropologist, Vol. 108, #2, June 2006.
2006 Indian Metropolis: Native Americans in Chicago 1945-75. By James B. LaGrand. In American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v. 30, #3, 2006.
2006 America is Indian Country. By Jose Barreiro. In American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Vol. 30, #4, 2006.
1984-1994. Producer, "Living on Indian time", KPFA-FM, Berkeley. Monthley show: produced documentaries and in-studio program host