G- Arizona Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

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A complete listing of all the Indian villages, towns and settlements as listed in Handbook of Americans North of Mexico.

Gaibanipitea. Apparently a former settlement of the Pima or of an allied tribe, possibly the Sobaipuri, described as situated on a hill on the w. bank of the Rio San Pedro. Visited by Father Kino in 1697. Probably identical with the ruins known as Santa Cruz, a few miles w. of Tombstone, s. Ariz.

Gohate. A former Maricopa rancheria on the Rio Gila in s. Arizona; visited by Sedelmair in 1744 (Bancroft, Ariz, and N. Mex., 366, 1889). Apparently distinct from Cohate.

Guanabepe. The Yavapai name of a tribe, evidently Yuman, on the lower Colorado in Arizona or California, in the 18th century.

Guanacos (Span.: Los Guanacos.) A group of ruined pueblos 8 m. s. of Tempe, in the Salt River valley, Ariz. So named from a number of figurines, resembling the guanaco, found there. Gushing in Compte-rendu Internat. Cong. Am. vii, 178, 1890.

Gubo. A former rancheria, probably of the Papago, visited by Father Kino in 1694; situated 13 leagues E. of Sonoita, which was on the Rio Salado of Sonora, just below the Arizona boundary.

Guevavi. A former Sobaipuri settlement and the seat of a Spanish mission established about 1720-32; situated on the w. bank of Rio Santa Cruz, below Tubac, at or near the present Nogales, Arizona-Sonora boundary. In 1750 it was plundered by the Indians and abandoned, but was reoccupied two years later as a mission under the protection of Tubac. In 1760-64 Guevavi contained 111 native in 1772, 86, and with its visitas (Calabazas, Jamac, Sonoita, and Tumacacori ), 337. It was abandoned be fore 1784, Tumacacori becoming head of the mission establishment. (F. W. H.)

Guias. A Maricopa rancheria on the Rio Gila, s. Ariz., in 1744. Sedelmair quoted by Bancroft, Ariz, and N. Mex., 366, 1889.

Gutubur. A Pima rancheria visited by Father Kino in 1694; definite locality unknown. Kino in Doc. Hist. Mex., 4th s., i, 251, 1856.



MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 3 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/g-arizona-indian-villages-towns-and-settlements.htm - Last updated on Oct 14th, 2013


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