Jesuit carta annua de la provincia de Nueva Espana 1622

Serial Number
040-00085
Title
Jesuit carta annua de la provincia de Nueva Espana 1622
Date
05-15-1623
Documentation
Mexico. May 15, 1623. Transcript.
Summary
Section collegio de Cinaloa y Sus misiones (pp. 346-60). Decline witchcraft, transhumance, even though Indians still returned to mountains occasionally because of food shortages missions. People Rio saqui (Yaqui) noted as most bellicose in Sinaloa, yet christians now. Fr. Basilio wounded by Juan Suca, a Hechicero. Suca captured, taken towards Montesclaros (presidio) by 40 Nebomes, died along Rio Mayo. Account successful conversion Abinos in their pueblos Tuapa, Matapa, aybine. Number baptisms given. Notes history warfare between Abinos, Nebomes. Describes arches, cross, Altar of deer heads erected by Abinos. States they live in fixed pueblos, welcomed priests joyfully, are very similar to the Mexicans. Also mentions missionization Chinipas, Temores, Guacapares, Tobes, Uves (ures?), Xichos, Cicibotares. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Basilio, Thomas (Padre)
Guzman, Diego de
Villalta
Cruz, Diego de la
Catequicolo
Olinano
Suca, Juan
Places
Yaqui (Saqui) (Rio)
Vaticum
Mayo (Rio)
Tespa
Matapa
Toapa
Chinipa
Montesclaros
Mayo (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Yaquis
Nebomes
Abinos
Tuapas
Matapas
Chinipas
Temores
Tobes
Uves (Ures)
Xichos
Cicibotares
Guacapares
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0262 pp. 0261-0360 Transcpt
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Misiones, Leg. 0025
Language
Spanish
Notes
2 copies transcript both in folder 2. Possible xerox (Cinaloa section. Fixed pueblos vs rancherias
Batch Reference Number
1847
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