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History of the border
How the border affects the tribes that live on the border now
Information about the Native American tribes that historically lived on the US-Mexico Border
Interview with Lupe from the yaqui tribe
The Pima Now
The Yaqui Now
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What was their
How long have
they been there?
What did they
What were their
How are they affected by the border?
colorado river in arizona, california and mexico
thousands of years
fish, corn, beans, pumpkins, rabbits
Had ceremonies that were large feasts
Cocopa live along the colorado river in Mexico, which is dammed in the us and river doesn't flow anymore
tohono o'dham, akimel o'odham
Gila River, Salt River, Yaqui River, and Sonora River in ranchería-style villages.
thousands of years
saguaro cactus fruit, beans, melon, squash, sugar cane
From ten until marriage they can't use there own name
Border cuts reservation in half, with a lot of police, border patrol, smugglers and immigrants going into the desert
Sonora, thousands of years;
Arizona, since late 1800s
corn, beans, squash, deer, fish
Has easter dances with masked men; also has deer dancers
Makes it hard for communities in Arizona and Sonora to have contact with each other.
Arizona, New Mexico, Texas
buffalo, deer, rabbit, corn, sqaush, beans
has ceremony for young girls in honor of Changing Woman where presents are given
The Lipan in Texas have had their lands stolen by the government to build a border wall
Indiana, Kansas, Texas, Coahuila
Ohio-Indiana for hundreds of years; moved to Kansas in 1830s, then to Mexico & Texas from 1830-1850s
buffalo, corn, squash, beans
Uses bundles and drums in their ceremonies
Mexican and American kickapoo are on opposite sides of the border, can't use english to talk to each other
How the border affects them:
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