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Yavapai Culture and History

As a complement to our Yavapai language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Yavapai tribe and their society. Please note that Yavapais and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Yavapai history is interesting and important, but the Yavapai 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 Yavapai Websites

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

Yavapai Tribal and Community Websites

Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation * Yavapai Prescott Indian Tribe:
    Official homepages of the Yavapai tribes.

Yavapai Lifestyle and Tradition

    Article from the Encyclopedia of North American Indians on Pai Indian culture and history.
The Apache-Mohave, or Yavapai:
    Curtis' early 20th-century ethnography of the Yavapai Indians.
Yavapai Authors:
    Yavapai writers, their lives and work.
Yavapai Legends:
    Collection of Yavapai mythology and traditional stories.
Native Americans of Arizona:
    Tribal map of Arizona showing the locations of the Yavapai and their neighboring tribes.
Yavapais * Yavapai Tribe:
    Yavapai links.
Fort McDowell Flag:
    Yavapai tribal flags.
Four Directions: Yavapai:
    Timeline and links about Yavapai history.

Books for sale on the Yavapai Indians
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Surviving Conquest: A History of the Yavapai Peoples:
    Book on the history of the Yavapai Indians.
Carlos Montezuma, M.D.: A Yavapai American Hero:
    An interesting biography of a prominent 19th-century Yavapai Indian doctor..
The People: Indians of the American Southwest:
    Good book on the culture of the Yavapai Indians and other Southwestern tribes.
Native American Books:
    Evolving list of books about Yavapais and American Indians in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Wikipedia: Yavapai: * Yavapai Tribe:
   Encyclopedia articles on the Yavapai tribe.
  Los Indios Yumas * Los Yavapai:
  Information about the Yavapais and other Yuman tribes in Spanish.
   Yavapai Tribe:
   Yavapai links.

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