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The Sobaipuri Indians were a Uto-Aztecan
tribe of Arizona, allies of the Tohono O'odham (Papago)
tribe. Their language was never well recorded, but appears to have been either a dialect of O'odham or a closely
related language. The Sobaipuri no longer exist as a distinct tribe. After being defeated by the neighboring
Apache tribe, the surviving Sobaipuris merged
together with their kinfolk the Tohono O'odham, where most of their descendants still live today.
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O'odham Language Tree:
Theories about O'odham and Sobaipuri language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
The Sobaipuri Indians:
Introduction to the archaeology and history of the Sobaipuri people.
Sobaipuri Tribe History:
Article on the Sobaipuri tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Wikipedia article on the Sobaipuri Indians.
Four Directions: Sobaipuri:
Timeline and links about Sobaipuri history.
Where the Earth and Sky Are Sewn Together: Sobaípuri-O'odham Contexts of Contact and Colonialism:
Interesting book on the history and archaeology of the Sobaipuri tribe.
A Fateful Day in 1698: The Remarkable Sobaipuri-O’odham Victory over the Apaches:
Another good archaeology book about a battle between the Sobaipuri and Apache tribes.
The Sobaipuri Indians of the Upper San Pedro River Valley, Southern Arizona:
History and culture of the Sobaipuri tribe.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Information about the Sobaipuris in Spanish.
Sobaipuri links page.
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