Chapter 6, Note 38 (pages 132 and 251)

By 1908, one reporter took note of this “Yaquitown,” Pueblo de Guadalupe, and told the story of humble Yaquis giving what little they had to build a church. (p. 132)

Chapter 6, Note 38 . . . for sources and discussion of early negative reactions by Arizonans to Guadalupe. (p. 251)

 

Arizonan onlookers expressed repeated unease and distaste for the Yaqui presence in Guadalupe, reporting regularly on disturbances. In many, the caricature of the “drunk Indian” seemed to have become a running punchline in Phoenix.

 

Sources:

  • “Riot Quelled in Guadalupe,” Bisbee Daily Review, August 30, 1908, 8.
  • “A Yaqui uprising: Guadalupe Village,” Arizona Republican, February 4, 1909, 2:11.
  • The Border Vidette (Nogales, AZ), October 9, 1909, 1.
  • “Indian Has Phoenix Rig,” Arizona Republican, May 14, 1910, 6.
  • “A Temperance Talk to Yaqui Residents,” Arizona Republican, September 8, 1911, 7.
  • “Soaked Ten Dollars,” Arizona Republican, March 21, 1913, 9.
  • “Fifty-Six Foul Murder Committed at Tempe, Arizona [Euthanization of feral dogs],” Albuquerque Evening Herald, June 12, 1913, 5.
  • “Yaqui Chief Check Artist,” Arizona Republican, September 5, 1913, 6.
  • “Estrada on the Trail of Yaqui Bootleggers,” Arizona Republican, November 3, 1913, 12.
  • “In Justice Court,” Arizona Republican, June 24, 1915, 6.
  • “Fifteenth Homicide in Arizona County Occurs,” El Paso Herald, November 7, 1917, 5.
  • “Gamblers Fleece, Yaquis Charge,” Bisbee Daily Review, April 24, 1919, 4.
  • “Couldn’t Decide How to Plead,” Arizona Republican, June 26, 1920, 8.

 

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