Ethnography of the Yuma Indians

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Statementby C. Daryll Forde ...
SeriesUniversity of California publications in American archaeology and ethnology., v. 28, no. 4, University of California publications., v. 28, no. 4.
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LC ClassificationsE99.Y94 F6
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Pagination1 p. l., p. [83]-278.
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Open LibraryOL179552M
LC Control Numbera 31001614
OCLC/WorldCa3096435

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Ethnography of the Yuma Indians, [Cyril Daryll Forde] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Quechan (or Yuma) (Quechan: Kwtsaan 'those who descended') are an aboriginal American tribe who live on the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation on the lower Colorado River in Arizona and California just north of the Mexican border.

Members are enrolled into the Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation. The federally recognized Quechan tribe's main office is located in Winterhaven. Buy Ethnography of the Yuma Indians, by Forde, Cyril Daryll (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Cyril Daryll Forde. Quechan Indian Fact Sheet. Native American Facts For Kids was written for young people learning about the Quechan Indian tribe for school or home-schooling reports.

We encourage students and teachers to visit our Quechan language and culture pages for in-depth information about the tribe, but here are our answers to the questions we are most often asked by children, with Quechan pictures and.

Daryll Forde, "Ethnography of the Yuma Indians," University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, vol. 28 ('1), p. ← Spier's "Transvestites or berdaches," The Fort Yuma Indian Reservation is a part of the Quechan's traditional lands. Established inthe reservation, at, has a land area of km 2 ( sq mi) in southeastern Imperial County, California, and western Yuma County, Arizona, near the city of Yuma, ArizonaBoth the county and city are named for the tribe.

Quechan traditional narratives include myths, legends, tales, and oral histories preserved by the Quechan (Yuma) people of the lower Colorado River area of southeastern California, southwestern Arizona, and northeastern Baja California. The Southern California Creation Myth is particularly prominent in Quechan oral literature.

This and other narrative elements are shared with the other Yuman. yuma indians The Yuman Indians consisted of various tribes: The Quechan, Cocopah, Hualapai, Mohave, and some Maricopas. These Yumans lived, for the main, on the bottom lands of the Colorado River maintaining scattered settlements, called rancherias, on the west side of the river near the present day Laguna Dam, Picacho, and at the foot of the.

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The Yuma Indian reservation lies along the Colorado River, and embra acres, of which 4, acres are tillable. The tract actually cultivated by the Indians is the narrow belt lying near the Colorado River, called the “overflow lands”.

The tribe numbers, by the, comet for the Eleventh Census, 1, males, ; females, Warriors of the Colorado: The Yumas of the Quechan Nation and Their Neighbors.

Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Forde, C. Daryll (). "Ethnography of the Yuma Indians." University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology The Yuma Native American Indians consisted of various tribes: the Quechan, Cocopah, Hualapai, Mohave, and some Maricopas.

The Yuma tribe were expert fishers who used utilized nets and baskets to catch fish.

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They traveled along the Colorado river on rafts and poles to different fishing locations. The Colorado River used to overflow seasonally.

Forde, "Ethnography of the Yuma Indians" University of California Publi-cations in Ethnology, 28 (), without citation and without any indica-tion of how they might be pronounced, to refer to elements in the social structure or material culture of the Quechans, is just pretentiousness, though, properly, they are defined in a glossary.

American Indian Ethnography Between and Americans attempted to explain the Indian cultures they encountered as well as to identify Indian origins.

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Eyewitness and secondary accounts of Indian life or the lives of whites among the Indians became popular reading, and collections of Indian artifacts fascinated the American public. Theory and ethnography in the modern anthropology of India Peter BERGER, University of Groningen Over the last sixty-five years, since the country’s independence, trained anthropologists have conducted extensive ethnographic fieldwork in India.

In this time span. Filed under: Yuma Indians -- Folklore. Xiipúktan (First of All): Three Views of the Origins of the Quechan People (in Quechan and English; Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, c), by George Bryant, contrib.

by Amy Miller (PDF and HTML with commentary at ). Ethnography of the Yuma Indians. University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology Forde, C.

Filed under: Yuma Indians -- Folklore Xiipúktan (First of All): Three Views of the Origins of the Quechan People (in Quechan and English; Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, c), by George Bryant, contrib. by Amy Miller (PDF and HTML with commentary at ).

The Yuma Indians are a Native American tribe connected to the Quechan, Yuman, Kwtsan, and Kwtsaan American Indian tribes. Yuma Indians have traditionally resided in and around the Colorado River Valley in the southwestern region of the United States.

Many members of these Indian nations live on the Fort Yuma-Quechan Indian Reservation. The museum is housed in a small pink adobe. Fort Yuma Quechan Museum displays artifacts and photos of the Tribe.

It is an interesting stop to learn more about the culture of the area. There is a gift shop where visitors can purchase handmade crafts. The Museum is open weekly from to including Saturdays and Sundays.

Filed under: Yuma Indians -- Fort Yuma Reservation (Ariz. and Calif.) -- Folklore Stories From Quechan Oral Literature (in Quechan and English; Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, c), ed.

by Abraham M. Halpern and Amy Miller (multiple formats with commentary at Open Book Publishers). Book Description: University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Softcover. Condition: New. pages. Softcover. New book. LATIN AMERICA.

In this book, Susan Kellogg explains how Spanish law served as an instrument of cultural transformation and adaptation in the lives of Nahuatl-speaking peoples during the years Ñthe first two centuries of colonial rule.

The ethnogeography of the Tewa Indians by Harrington, John Peabody. Publication date Topics Tewa Indians, Names, Geographical -- New Mexico, Names, Indian -- New Mexico Publisher Washington, Government Printing Office Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation ContributorPages: Ethnography of the Yuma Indians.

University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology: Forde, C. Front matter, volume University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology: Galapagos Dove, (The). Aviculture 3(1): Gifford, Edward Winslow The Yuma’s have their own language, known as Quechan or Yuma, but the number of speakers is low; a recent estimate was between speakers, with being very optimistic.

Currently, many, if not all members of the Yuma tribe live on the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation in Arizona and California. There are some attractions on the reservation.

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.

1 - 25 of 80 results. Show All/Collapse All. Conversation about a little bird () (1 digital file, with audio). Item number: LA Date: Contributors: [unknown] Language: Yuma (yum) Availability: Online access Catalog history: Digital asset LAwav was formerly segment number _2.

Description: From Collector's case: Tom Kelly #2 (continuation of cassette original used. Ethnography of the Yuma Indians. Berkeley: University of California Press, Franklin, Pamela A.

Bunte and Robert J. From the Sands to the Mountain: Change and Persistence in a Southern Paiute Community. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. A. Major Sources. Major sources on Mojave ethnography include A. L. Kroeber'sHandbook of the Indians of California (), "Seven Mohave Myths" (), "More Mohave Myths" (); and Lorraine Sherer's "The Clan System of the Mojave Indians: A Contemporary Survey" (), and "The Name Mojave, Mohave: A History of Its Origin and Meaning" ().

In a section titled “Indians of Arizona,” it tells us the following: The Yumas and Mohaves live along the Colorado River, are and have been for some time at peace with the whites and have received the largest portion of the appropriation made annually for the benefit of .Indians of Southern California.’ University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 8(3).

Berkeley, Felger, Richard Stephen, and Mary Beck Moser. People of the Desert and Sea: Ethnobotany of the Seri Indians. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, Forde, C. Daryle. ‘Ethnography of the Yuma Indians.