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Sobaipuri

 

 

Ethnie: SOBAIPURI
Language: Upper Piman
Family: Tepiman
Stock: Uto-Aztecan
Phylum: Aztec-Tanoan
Macro-Culture: Southwestern
Speakers 0
     The Sobaipuri were a sedentary hunter/farmer tribe.  They lived along the San Pedro River and its tributaries, westward along the Gila and southward along the Santa Cruz to about Casa Grande.  Apache depredations forced them to confederate into the Tohono O'Odham.
Aboriginal Locations
MX  2 villages, AZ 29 villages
Arizona Present Locations
Confederated into the Tohono O'Odham in AZ
Year History
1694 Visited by Kino
1731 Frs. Segresser and Grashoffer founded Missions San Xavier del Bac and San Miguel de Guevavi
1761 Tribe broken up by the Apache and confederated into the Tohono O'Oham; though some absorbed into the Apache
Year U.S. Population Source
1680 600 Mooney estimate
1700 600 NAHDB calculation
1800 0 NAHDB calculation
1900 0 NAHDB calculation
2000 0 NAHDB calculation
Other speakers of the same language:
Pima, Tohono O'Odham
Sobaipuri Sites:
Ankimel O'Odham / Pima  http://www.nps.gov/tuma/soba.html
Barry M. Goldwater Range  http://www.luke.af.mil/rmo/earlyex.htm
Colossal Cave  http://www.travel-wise.com/northamerica/arizona2/colossal/
Colossal Cave Mountain Park  http://www.colossalcave.com/museum.html
Colossal Cave Timeline  http://www.colossalcave.com/timeline.html
Father Kino  http://www.discoverseaz.com/History/Kino.html
Hispanic Culture  http://www.discoverseaz.com/History/Hispanic.html
Mission San Xavier del Bac http://www.whitethornhouse.com/sxm02.htm
O'Odham Language http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=PAP
Papago-Pima  http://www.language-museum.com/p/papago-pima.htm
Prisidio Santa Cruz de Terrenate  http://www.mtnvisions.com/Aurora/sppresid.html
Royal Fort of St. Ignacius at Tubac  http://dizzy.library.arizona.edu/images/dobyns/cpt6-F2.htm
San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area  http://www.mtnvisions.com/Aurora/spedrnca.html
San Pedro Valley Subarea  http://www.co.pima.az.us/cmo/sdcp/sdcp2/elements/cultural/s1.html
Santa Cruz Presidio  http://www.blm.gov/education/00_resources/articles/science_in_process/labeledplan.html
San Xavier del Bac, Biography  http://www.kuat.org/sx/sxbio.html
Sobaipuri Indian Tribe  http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/pima/sobaipuriindianhist.htm
Sobaipuri Tribe of Arizona  http://jeff.scott.tripod.com/sobaipuri.html
Sonoita  http://jeff.scott.tripod.com/sonoita.html
Sonoita  http://www.nogaleschamber.com/sonoita.htm
Tucson - The City and the Desert  http://www.unu.edu/unupress/unupbooks/80127e/80127E03.htm
Tumacacori Highlands  http://www.blm.gov/education/00_resources/articles/science_in_process/labeledplan.html

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