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Maricopa Indian Culture and History

As a complement to our Maricopa language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Maricopa tribe and their society. Please note that Maricopas and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Maricopa history is interesting and important, but the Maricopa Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Our Maricopa Websites

Maricopa Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Maricopa Indian language.
Maricopa Facts for Kids:
    Questions and answers about Maricopa culture.
Maricopa Legends:
    Collection of Maricopa Indian legends and folktales.

Maricopa Tribal and Community Websites

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community:
    Official homepage of the Maricopa tribe of Arizona.
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Schools:
    Website about the Salt River tribal school system and community college.

Maps of Maricopa Lands

Arizona Indian Map:
    Tribal map showing the original lands of the Maricopa Indians and their neighbors.

Maricopa Lifestyle and Tradition

Curtis Library: The Maricopa Indians:
    Early 20th-century ethnography of the Maricopa tribe.
Maricopa Indian Tribe:
    History and genealogy of the Maricopa Indians.
Indian History of Southeast Arizona:
    History of the Pima and Maricopa tribes, with photographs.
Maricopa Authors:
    Maricopa writers, their lives and work.
Salt River Community Flag:
    Maricopa flags.
Four Directions: Maricopa:
    Timeline and links about Maricopa history.

Books for sale on the Maricopas
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Yuman Tribes of the Gila River:
    Anthropology book on the Maricopas and other southern Arizona Indians.
The People: Indians of the American Southwest:
    Interesting book on the culture of the Maricopa Indians and other Southwestern tribes.
Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Maricopas and American Indians in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Maricopa People * Maricopa:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Maricopa tribes.
   Los Maricopa
   Information about the Maricopa tribe in Spanish.
   Maricopa Indians:
   Maricopa links.

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