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Hualapai

 

 

Ethnie: HUALAPAI
Language: Upland Yuman
Family: Yuman
Stock: Esselen-Yuman
Phylum: Hokan
Culture: Colorado River
Speakers 440
     The Hualapai were a sedentary hunter/farmer tribe of the Colorado River just below the Grand Canyon.  They share the Pai sub-culture with the Havasupai and Yavapai of Arizona, and the Paipai of Mexico. They suffered in conflicts with other Colorado River tribes and from the White influx.
Aboriginal Locations
7 villages in AZ
Arizona Present Locations
Hualapai Reservation, Peach Springs
Year History
1540 Possibly met by Hernando de Alarcon
1598 Met by Marcos Farian de los Godos
1776 Met by Francisco Garces 
1867 U.S. Army unsuccessfully tried to create hostilities between Southern Paiutes and the Huaalapai
1883 Reservation created by Executive Order
1887 Santa Fe Railroad reached Kingman, AZ
1889 Southern Paiute "incited" Hualapai to do the Ghost Dance
Year U.S. Population Source
1680 700 Mooney
1700 700 NAHDB calculation
1800 700 NAHDB calculation
1889 728 Swanton
1897 631 Swanton
1900 600 NAHDB calculation
1910 501 Census
1923 440 Census
1932 449 Swanton
1937 454 Swanton
1990 1,532 Census
2000 1,600 NAHDB calculation
Other speakers of the same language:
Havasupai, Yavapai
Hualapai Sites:
Colorado River Culture and Ethnobotany  http://www.fourdir.com/colorado_river_culture.htm
Constitution and By-Laws of the Hualapai Tribe  http://thorpe.ou.edu/IRA/huacons.html
Executive Order:  Haulapai Reservation  http://www.conservativeusa.org/eo/1911/eo1368.htm
Havasupai and Hualapai  http://www.cpluhna.nau.edu/People/pais.htm
Heavily Used Colorado River ...  http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/salton/HeavilyusedCoRH2Olastdrop.html
Hualapai Department of Natural Resources  http://www.hualapai.org/
Hualapai Hilltop to Supai ...  http://sd.znet.com/~schester/grand_canyon/havasu_april_1986.html
Hualapai Indian Reservation  http://www.azcommerce.com/doclib/commune/hualapai.pdf
Hualapai Indian Reservation, Grand Canyon NP  http://www.americansouthwest.net/arizona/grand_canyon/hualapai_reservation.html
Hualapai Nation  http://www.destinationgrandcanyon.com/history.html
Hualapai Reservation  http://www.franke.nau.edu/caied/TribePages/Hualapai.asp
Hualapai Reservation Photos  http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/North_America/United_States/West/Arizona/Hualapai_Reservation/
Hualapai Tribe  http://www.itcaonline.com/tribes_hualapai.html
Hualapai Tribe  http://www.ics.uci.edu/~aisi/97_aisics/people/odavis/hualapai1.html
Hualapai Tribe  http://www.gcrg.org/bqr/7-1/hualapai.htm
Hualapai Tribe  http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/tribes/files/hualupai.pdf
Hualapai Tribe and Skywalk  http://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/skywalk.htm
Havasupai-Walapai-Yavapai Language  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=YUF
Indian Ghost Dance ... http://www.grandcanyonranch.com/ghost_dances.htm
Native Tribes of Lower California  http://www.bajacalifologia.org/english/doc.north.htm
Pai Yuman People  http://www.desertusa.com/ind1/du_peo_paiyumans.html
Ta'thamiche - Walapai  http://www.ushistoricalarchive.com/indians/photos/ct02054.html
Tokopala - Walapai  http://curtis.library.northwestern.edu/viewPage.cgi?showp=1&size=2&id=nai.02.book.00000222.p&volume=2
Visiting the Hualapai Indian Reservation  http://www.arizonahandbook.com/Hualapai.htm
Yuman Mythology  http://www.oldandsold.com/articles26/indian-mythology-50.shtml
What My Hualapai Language Means to Me  http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/pubs/stabilize/iii-families/hualapai.htm

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