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Yavapai Apache Tribe

"Yavapai Apache" is the name of a Native American nation of Arizona. The Yavapai Apache Nation is a mixed community, with tribal members from two culturally and linguistically different Southwest Indian cultures: the Yavapai (speakers of a Yuman language) and the Tonto Apache (speakers of a Western Apache dialect.) Though these neighboring bands traditionally had generally harmonious relations, frequently trading with each other and occasionally allying against other tribes, they were always politically distinct until 1934, when the federal government regrouped them into a single nation.

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

 Apache language
 Yavapai language
 Apache Indians
 Yavapai Indians
 Southwest Native American tribes

Here are links to other Internet resources about the Yavapai Apaches:

 Yavapai-Apache Nation homepage
 Yavapai Apache tribal profile
 Yavapai Apache culture
 Wikipedia: Yavapai Apache

And here are a few good books about the Yavapai Apaches:
 Chronicles of War: Apache & Yavapai Resistance in the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico
 Wisdom Sits In Places
 Surviving Conquest: A History of the Yavapai Peoples
 Western Apache Material Culture
 Western Apache-English Dictionary



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