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Various Names / Spellings: Pascua Yaqui, Yaqui,

Population: 1990: 34,000

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Tribal Headquarters

Pascua Yaqui Tribe
7474 S. Camino De Oeste
Tucson, AZ 85757
Phone 1-520-883-5000
FAX 1-520-883-5014

Pascua Yaqui Tribe


Brief Timeline

  • 1533: contact with Spanish
  • 1609-1610: conflict with Spanish
  • 1610: Peace treaty with Spanish
  • 1740: Yaqui revolt
  • 1767: Drive out Jesuits
  • 1880: Mexican force removal of Yaqui, sending them to work on plantations in the Yucatan,
  • 1884-1910: Porfirio Diaz'a regime, the Yaqui population reduced from 20,000 to 3,000- many removed to Arizona some joined Pancho Villa in the Mexican Revolution against Diaz

Additional References to the History of the Tribe



The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

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