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Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

"Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation" is the name of a Native American nation of Arizona. Previously, it was known as the "Fort McDowell Mohave-Apache Community," but this is a case of mistaken identity-- though there are some Apache families living on the Fort McDowell reservation, there have never been any Mohaves. The people who were originally mistaken for Mohaves are actually Yavapais, who make up the great majority of the tribe's citizens.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Fort McDowell Yavapai tribe and language:

 Yavapai language
 Apache language
 Yavapai tribe
 Hokan languages
 Southwestern Natives

Here are links to other Internet resources about the Fort McDowell Yavapais:

 Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation homepage
 Fort McDowell tribe information
 Fort McDowell tribal library
 Wikipedia: Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

And here are a few good books about the Fort McDowell Yavapais and Apaches:
 Surviving Conquest: A History of the Yavapai Peoples
 Chronicles of War: Apache & Yavapai Resistance in the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico
 Wisdom Sits In Places



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