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Yaqui Culture and History

As a complement to our Yaqui language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Yaqui tribe and their society. Please note that Yaquis and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Yaqui history is interesting and important, but the Yaqui 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. Please contact us if you have a Yaqui link to add.

Our Yaqui Websites

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

Yaqui Tribal and Community Websites

Pascua Yaqui Tribe:
    Homepage of the Pascua Yaqui nation in Arizona.
Ak-Chin Indian Community:
    Homepage of this confederated Arizona tribe of Pima, Tohono O'odham, and Yaqui Indians.

Yaqui Lifestyle and Tradition

A Short History of the Yaqui Indians:
    Overview of Yaqui tribal history.
Yaqui Map:
    Tribal map of Yaqui Indian lands.
Yaqui Culture:
    Article on the Yaqui tribe's culture and history.
Yaqui Legends:
    Collection of Yaqui Indian legends and folktales.
Southwestern Indian Religion:
    Online texts about Pueblo, Pima, and Yaqui mythology and ceremonies.
Yaqui and Mayo Indian Easter Ceremonies:
    Religious traditions of the Mayo and Yaqui Indians.
Yaqui:
    Wikipedia article on the Yaqui Indians.
Felipe Molina:
    Songs performed by Yeome musicians.
Yaqui Literature:
    Online anthology of stories, poetry, and legends by Yaqui authors.
Yaqui Authors * Pascua Yaqui Authors:
    Yaqui writers, their lives and work.
Nopalitos & Pork Recipe * Wakavaki Yaqui Soup * Yaqui Porcupine Balls:
    Traditional Yaqui recipes.
Keepers of the Children:
    Site about Yaqui and other Native American parenting styles, by an author married to a Pascua Yaqui man.
Flag of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe * Flag of the Ak-Chin Community:
    Yaqui flags.

Books for sale on the Yaquis

With Good Heart: Yaqui Beliefs and Ceremonies in Pascua Village:
    Book on the culture and traditions of the Arizona Yaquis.
The Yaquis: A Celebration:
    Photoessay on a Yaqui traditional dance.
Yaqui Deer Songs:
    Interesting collection of traditional Yaqui songs in bilingual translation.
Yaqui Women: Contemporary Life Histories:
    Book of interviews with Yaqui Indian women in the late 20th century.
The People: Indians of the American Southwest:
    Interesting book on the culture of the Yaqui Indians and other Southwestern tribes.

Links, References, and Additional Information

   Yaqui Tribe * Yaqui Resources:
   Yaqui links pages.
  Los Yaquis de Sonora * Pueblo Yaqui:
  Information about the Yaquis in Spanish.



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