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However, both tribes are among the most anglicized in the region. The Pima were guides to the US Army during the Indian Wars of the 1860s. Today’s Tohono O’odam are mainly Christian, the mission church of San Xavier del Bac is on Tohono O’odham land south of Tucson (see pp88 –9), 9 but still hold some of their traditional ceremonies, such as the Nawait or Saguaro Wine Festival and the Tcirkwena Dance. They are also known for their fine basketwork. T HE U TE HIS TRIBE ONCE reigned over a vast territory.
Taste of Durango (midMay) Durango. Food, music, and family fun fill the streets as the town’s restaurants stage a cook-off contest. La Vuelta de Bisbee (late Apr or early May) Bisbee. A professional, 80-mile (129-km) bicycle race in the Bisbee area. Helldorado Days and Rodeo (mid-May) Las Vegas. A week-long festival of rodeo events and art shows. Wiminfest (late May) Albuquerque. A three-day celebration of women’s music, comedy, and culture at different venues throughout the city. 6:04 10:45PMAM Page Page333 33 T H R O U G H J ULY UFO Encounter (early Jul) Roswell.
Vated crops. The Apache were known as skillful Ancestral Puebloan warriors, especially the Chiricahua people began to Apache of southern Arizona, whose Hohokam h k pot build more elaborate leaders Cochise and Geronimo fought dwellings that grew into cities such as Hispanic and Anglo settlers in an Chaco Canyon (see pp174 –5) in AD attempt to deter them from coloni800 and Mesa Verde (see pp180 –81) zing the area in the late 19th century. in AD 1000. These settlements were mysteriously abandoned in the 12th and 13th centuries (see p161).