American Indian tribes
As a complement to our Quechan language information, here is our collection of indexed links
about the Quechan tribe and their society. Please note that Quechans and other
American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Quechan history is interesting and
important, but the Quechan 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.
Our Quechan/Yuma Websites
Information and language learning materials from the Yuma Indian language.
Yuma Facts for Kids:
Questions and answers about Yuma culture.
Collection of Quechan Indian legends and folktales.
Quechan Tribal and Community Websites
Official website of the Quechan Indian tribe (currently under construction.)
Fort Yuma-Quechan Tribe:
Profile of the Quechan Nation from the Intertribal Council of Arizona.
Quechan Casino Resort:
Homepage of the Quechan tribal casino.
Quechan Lifestyle and Tradition
The Yuma Indians:
Curtis' early 20th-century ethnography of the Quechan (Yuma) tribe.
Information sheet on the Yuma Indians.
Articles on the culture and traditions of the Quechan people.
Collection of Yuma Indian legends and folktales.
Quechan writers, their lives and work.
Wikipedia article on the Quechan (Yuma) tribe.
Four Directions: Yuma:
Timeline and links about Yuma history.
Books for sale on the Quechan Indians
The Quechan Indians: Cultural aspects of a California Indian tribe:
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Detailed ethnography of the Yuma Indian tribe for sale.
Grandmothers Christmas Story:
A Quechan Indian story of cross-cultural cooperation.
The People: Indians of the American Southwest:
Interesting book on the culture of the Quechan Indians and other Southwestern tribes.
American Indian Books:
Evolving list of books about Quechans and Native Americans in general.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Quechan: Yuma Tribe:
Encyclopedia articles on the Quechan tribe.
Pueblo Quechan Los Yuma:
Information about the Yuma tribe in Spanish.
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