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The Hopi Tribe is primarily associated with the state of Arizona[1]. The Tribe was originally referred to as the "Moqui" or "Moki" Indians, although this term applied to most of the pueblo Indians of what is now northern Arizona and northern New Mexico.[2]

Ancestral homeland: First Mesa, Second Mesa and Third Mesa all part of the Black Mesa on the Colorado Plateau between the Colorado River and the Rio Grande.

Clans: Snake, Badger, and Antelope

Population: 1990: 7,300

Contents

Tribal Headquarters

Hopi Tribe
P.O. Box 123
Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039
Phone: 1.928.734.3100
Fax: 1.928.734.6665

The Official Website of the Hopi Tribe

History

Brief Timeline

  • 1583: Spanish explorer, Antonio de Espejo
  • 1598: Juan de Onate and men, had the Hopi swear allegiance to the Spanish Crown
  • 1629: First missionaries encountered the tribe
  • 1680: Pueblo Rebellion occured when the Spanish tried to eliminate all Kachina worship.
  • 1700: Hopi traditionalist killed all the Christian men in Awatovi and destroyed the village. Many living in Awatovi had converted to Catholic faith.
  • 1882: Hopi Reservation established

Additional References to the History of the Tribe and/or Band

Reservations

Hopi-Navajo Land Dispute

Executive Order 11829: The Hopi-Navajo Land Settlement Interagency Committee (signed 6 Jan 1975)
Executive Order 11853: Amended Executive Order No. 11829, relating to the Hopi-Navajo Land Settlement Interagency Committee (signed 17 Apr 1975)



"A Hopi (Moqui) petition signed by all the Chiefs and headmen of the tribe asking the Federal Government to give them title to their lands instead of individually allotting each tribal member" held at the National Archives: Letters Recieved, 1881-1907; Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1793-1989; Records Group 75


Sheridan, Thomas.  "The Hopi History Project: Where 21st-Century Hopis Meet 16th-Century Spaniards" Annotation Vol. 31, No.1 (March 2003)


Hopi Tribe, Arizona (Reservation)

First Mesa

  • Walpi
  • Sichomovi
  • Hano

Second Mesa

  • Shungopovi
  • Mishongnovi
  • Shipaulovi

Third Mesa

  • Oraibi
  • New Oraibi
  • Hotevilla
  • Bakabi
  • Upper and Lower Moenkopi

The Hopi Tribe was under the jurisdiction of the Arizona Superintendency


RECORDS

Census Records

U.S.

Indian Census Roll

  • Roll 188: Hopi, 1924-26 (FHL 576877)
  • Roll 189: Hopi and Navajo Indians, 1927-29 (FHL 576878)
  • Roll 190: Hopi and Navajo Indians, 1930 (FHL 576879)
  • Roll 191: Hopi and Navajo Indians, 1931 (FHL 576880)
  • Roll 192: Hopi and Navajo Indians, 1932 (with birth and death rolls, 1925-31) (FHL 576881)
  • Roll 193: Hopi and Navajo Indians, 1933 (FHL 576882)
  • Roll 194: Hopi and Navajo Indians, 1934-36 (FHL 576883)
  • Roll 195: Hopi, 1937-39 (FHL 576884)
  • Roll 272: Navajo (Moqui Pueblo, or Hopi, and Navajo Indians), 1885 (with 1891 general schedule, and letter, 1898) (FHL 579682)
  • Roll 640: Western Navajo (Hopi Indians and Navajo and Paiute Indians for 1929), 1905 (letter), undated Hopi roll, 1915-20, 1922, 1923 (letter), 1924-27, 1929. (FHL 583099)
  • Roll 641: Navajo, Hopi and Paiute Indians, 1930 (FHL 583100)
  • Roll 642: Navajo, Hopi and Paiute Indians, 1931 (FHL 583101)
  • Roll 643: Navajo, Hopi and Paiute Indians, 1932 (FHL 583102)
  • Roll 644: Navajo, Hopi, and Paiute Indians, 1933 (with birth and death rolls, 1925-33) (FHL 583103)
  • Roll 645: Navajo, Hopi, and Paiute Indians, 1934-35 (FHL 583104)

Record Group 75: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs

  • 75.5.1: Records of the Office of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs: Textual Records.  This contains records relating to the Hopi-Navajo land dispute, 1969-72.
  • 75.6.9: Records of the Phoenix, AZ, Area Office: Textual Records (In Denver).  This contains contracts, policies, and plans of operations for the Colorado RIver, Hopi, Nevada, Papago, Pima, San Carlos, and other agencies, 1941-63.
  • 75.19.46: Records of the Hopi Indian Agency, AZ: Textual Records (in Los Angeles).  This contains letters sent, 1910-12.  Journal of agency activities ("Office Diaries"), 1911-16.  Central subject files, 1926-56.  Letters sent regarding supplies and property, 1911-14.  Employee appraisal reports, 1911-13.  Individual Indian money (IIM) ledgers, 1936-51.  Census schedule of the Hopi Indians of Western Navajo Agency and related records, 1922-24.  Register of pupils, 1907-11.

LDS

United States: Bureau of Indian Affairs: Hopi Agency.  School Records, 1937, 1950-51. (FHL 1249787)



EDUCATION

Schools:

  • Albuquerque Indian School (Albuquerque, NM)
  • Chimopovy Day School (Toreva, AZ)
  • Moencopi Day School (Moencopi, AZ)
  • Oraibi Day School (Oraibi, AZ)
  • Polacca Day School (Polacca, AZ)
  • Second Mesa Day School (Toreva, AZ)
  • Phoenix School (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Westerm Navajo School (Tuba City, AZ)



Important Web Sites

References

  1. Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, Federal Register, Vol. 67, No. 134, 12 July 2002 Available online
  2. what-when-how, Hopi (Native Americans of the Southwest) See also American Anthropologist, Vol. 47, 1945, Pages 177, 178. Note on the Names Moqui and Hopi, J.P. Harrington, Bureau of American Ethnology. Wiley Online Library, American Anthropologist, Vol. 47, Issue 1, first published online 28 Oct 2009.

Bibliography

EDUCATION

Adams, David W.  "Schooling the Hopi: Federal Indian Policy Writ Small, 1887-1917." Pacific Historical Review 48, no. 3 (August 1979): 335-356.


  • Seaman, P. David. P. David Seaman Collection. 1974. WorldCat 70069014
  • James, Harry Clebourne. Pages from Hopi History. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1974. WorldCat 1147918
  • Bernardini, Wesley. Hopi History in Stone: The Tutuveni Petroglyph Site. Tucson: Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, 2009. WorldCat 320972410
  • Ellis, Florence Hawley. The Hopi: Their History and Use of Lands. Albuquerque, N. Mex: University of N. Mexico, 1970. WorldCat 2215137
  • Eggan, Fred. The Kinship System of the Hopi Indians. Chicago, Ill: Distributed by the University of Chicago Libraries, 1936. WorldCat 27638341
  • Bowen, Jeff. Western Navajo Reservation Navajo, Hopi and Paiute Indians Birth and Death Rolls, 1925-1933. Signal Mountain, Tenn: Mountain Press, 1996. WorldCat 37701175
  • Bowen, Jeff. 1932 Hopi and Navajo Native American Census: With Birth and Death Rolls. Hixson, TN: Bowen Genealogy, Native American Research and Publications, 1997. WorldCat 37813701
  • Clinton-Tullie, Verna. Research of the Navajo-Hopi Tobacco Clan of Finger Point-Star Mountain of Teesto Chapter Community and Polacca, Awatovi and Sichomovi of First Mesa. Window Rock, Ariz.?: s.n, 1981. WorldCat 20972675
  • Clinton-Tullie, Verna. The Tobacco People from Awatovi. Window Rock, Ariz.?: s.n, 1981. WorldCat 20972475
  • United States. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940. Hopi. Washington, D.C.: The Bureau, 1924. WorldCat 34771986
  • United States. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940. Moapa River ; Moqui. Washington, [D.C.]: National Archives, 1965. WorldCat 44389251
  • New Mexico State Records Center and Archives. New Mexico archives: facsimiles of manuscripts at Santa Fe. 1621. WorldCat 710854513
  • Wilson, William Albert. Brigham Young University student fieldwork collection. 1968. WorldCat 455734111

 

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