Yuman tribes of the Gila river

  • 433 Pages
  • 4.58 MB
  • English
University of Chicago Press , Chicago
Yuman Indians., Maricopa Ind
SeriesThe University of Chicago publications in anthropology. Ethnological series, HRAF -- 1., University of Chicago publications in anthropology
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 433 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16815489M

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Yuman tribes of the Gila river book you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: We were also hospitable to other tribes as well. In the s (though some sources suggest this occurred as early as the mid s), the Akimel O’otham offered refuge to the Maricopa tribe, a Yuman tribal people who had been driven eastward from the lower Colorado River area by other Yuman tribes.

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This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch. Yuman Indians. An important linguistic family whose tribes before being gathered on reservations occupied an extensive territory in the extreme south west portion of the United States and north Lower California, including much of the valley of Colorado River, the lower valley of.

Both tribes provided protection against the Yuman and Apache tribes. Some Maricopa’s (mostly Xalychidom Piipaash) began migrating to the area now known as Lehi on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, because water from the Gila River was becoming scarce.

When the Salt River Indian Community was established inthe reservation. The Paperback of the Yuman Tribes of the Gila River by Leslie Spier at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Leslie Spier.

The three groups which make up the River Yumans are the Cocopah, Mojave, and Quechan. As given by their name the River Yuman lived along the southern part of the Colorado River. The northern part of the river was very difficult terrain including the Grand Canyon, which was home to the Upland Yumans/5(3).

War Glanton Massacre and the Gila Expedition. The Yuman tribe was small compared to many other North American groups. On average a Yuman village consisted of around eighty to men and women spread out along the far western Gila and southern Colorado Rivers. Following the Mexican Cession and the California Gold Rush, American settlers headed west and many crossed the southern portion of Location: Arizona, California.

"The Gila is a remarkable bit of Americana, written by a man who knows every inch of the country."--Chicago Sunday Tribune. "Mr. Corle has shown before that he knows how to swing a book of this kind--a combination of history, geography, anecdote, and atmosphere.

He accomplishes the task here, moreover, in particularly fine style. Yuman Family – An important linguistic family, these tribes occupied an extensive territory in the extreme southwest portion of the United States and lower California, including much of the valley of Colorado River and the lower valley of the Gila River.

Their social groups were well defined, they lived in communal huts, very well constructed of cottonwood and well thatched, practiced. Yuman Tribes of the Gila River: Spier, Leslie: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Author: Leslie Spier. Explorations of Hernando Alarcon in the Lower Colorado River Region, Edited and Annotated by ALBERT B.

ELSASSER EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION The distinction of having been the first European to encounter Indians in what is now the southeast corner of California probably belongs to Hernando Alarcon, a Spanish explorer who played a part in one of the principal searches for the legendary.

Yuman and Yaqui music, (Washington, U.S. Govt. print. off., ), by Frances Densmore (page images at HathiTrust) Yuman tribes of the lower Colorado, (Berkeley, University of California Press, ), by A. Kroeber (page images at HathiTrust) Yuman tribes of the Gila River, by Leslie Spier.

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(Chicago, Ill. History. The Halchidhoma entered written history in –, when a Spanish expedition coming overland from New Mexico under Juan de Oñate encountered the "Alebdoma" on the lower Colorado River, below its junction with the Gila River.

When the Jesuit missionary-explorer Eusebio Francisco Kino returned to the river inthe Halchidhoma had moved to a portion of the river miles. Yuman Tribes of the Gila River: Publication: Nature, VolumeIssuepp.

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Spier, Yuman Tribes of the Gila River. Kluckhohn. Full Text: PDF. New Mexico Historical Review MSC06 1 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM. The Halchidhoma no longer exist as a distinct tribe. Most of them joined forces with their allies the Maricopas in the 's, and their descendants still live among the Maricopas today.

The original Halchidhoma language was never well recorded, but seems to have been an Upper River Yuman language related to Maricopa and Yuma.

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Yuman Tribes of the Gila River: By Leslie Spier. University of Chicago Press, xiii+ p. Review by: Géza Róheim. The author gives a systematical account of the Maricopa and related tribes. The information on the subjects which are of special interest from the psychoanalytical point of view is scanty. intricate interrelations among the several tribes in the area, and the expul-sion of some and their emigration to distant locations during the year period when there was European contact but not domination, has been studied thoughtfully by Leslie Spier in his Yuman Tribes of the Gila River.

The Gila River (/ ˈ h iː l ə /; O'odham [Pima]: Keli Akimel or simply Akimel, Quechan: Haa Siʼil) is a mile (1, km)-long tributary of the Colorado River flowing through New Mexico and Arizona in the United States.

The river drains an arid watershed of nea square miles (, km 2) that lies mainly within the U.S., but also extends into northern Sonora, : Colorado River. Yuman The River and Delta Yumans.

From about A. tothe River and Delta Yuman people – often called the Patayan – occupied the western sector of the Sonoran Desert, that fearsomely hot and dry region where the Colorado River divides western Arizona from.

Author of Havasupai ethnography, Yuman tribes of the Gila River, Klamath ethnography, Plains Indian parfleche designs, The ghost dance of among the Klamath of Oregon, The prophet dance of the Northwest and its derivatives: the source of the ghost dance, Notes on the Kiowa sun dance, Tribal distribution in Washington.

The Pima are also known as the Akimel O’odham, or “people of the river,” because of their reliance on the nearby Gila River to irrigate their fields of corn, squash, beans and cotton. As early as the s, the Pima welcomed to their land the Maricopa, who were pressured out of the Colorado River region by other Yuman tribes, including the Quechan and Mohave Indians.

With regard to the lowland Patayan expression, the riverine Yuman tribes (Quechan, Cocopah, Mohave, and Piipaash) are the most appropriate models for Patayan archaeological sites located along the river margins, namely the lower Gila and lower Colorado Rivers.

Yuman Culture: The Yuman culture tradition is in the desert and semi-desert area along the Colorado and Gila Rivers. This area includes parts. Yuman Tribes ojfhe Gila River. LESLIE SPIER. (xviii, pp., 15 figs., 15 pls.

$ Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ) This is one of the best ethnographic volumes yet done for North America. Bind- ing and copyright notwithstanding, it is a genuinely scientific monograph, free fromAuthor: A. L. Kroeber.Summary of Native American Tribes beginning with letter C.

Catawba – The Catawba, also known as Issa, Essa or Iswa, have lived along the Catawba River for thousands of years, with their ancestral lands in the Piedmont region of North and South Carolina and into southern Virginia. Today, the Catawba Indian Nation is the only federally recognized Indian tribe in the state of South Carolina.

Re: Along the Gila Trail - Dec Post by Alston_Neal» Dec 19 pm azbackpackr wrote: The Maricopa Indians came up from Yuma to escape persecution by other tribes, sometime before settlement times.