Guillermo Diez carta annua de la provincia de Nueva Espana, 1628.

Serial Number
040-00096
Title
Guillermo Diez carta annua de la provincia de Nueva Espana, 1628.
Author(s)
Diez, Guillermo
Date
05-20-1629
Documentation
Mexico. May 20, 1629. Signed. Transcript.
Summary
Section missiones de San Ignacio en Mayo; Yaqui; Nevomes, Chinipas, y Cicibotaris (pp. 815-23). States most Indian nations experienced good harvests, health, allowing missionaries to extend conversions. Notes rapid adoption rosary, holy week ceremonies among Mayos, Yaquis. Recounts certain miraculous cures. States rebellious Nebomes now almost all reduced and at peace. When Spanish military force entered Nebome territory, surrounding Indian groups made peace as well. Notes successful conversion Chinipas, Sisibotaris (named after great chief who came to San Felipe de Sinaloa to seek baptism, priests for people). Fr. Mendez, converter of Nios, Ocoronis, Jeuecos, Mayos, Yaquis, sent to Sisibotaris, welcomed with ceromonies, etc. Very few hechiceros, no lewd night dances among Sisibotaris. Fertile fields of maiz, other vegetables irrigated from River with notable workmanship. Describes clothing men, women (cotton, deerskin, pita), virtue/modesty ladies, house styles/material. Paean to Sisibotari industry, modesty, lack of superstition. Sisibotari range given as 3 pueblos, 2 valleys. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Sisibotari
Mendez, Pedro (Padre)
Diez, Guillermo
Places
Mayo (Rio)
Yaqui (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Nevomes
Chinipas
Cicibotaris
Nios
Ocoronis
Jeuecos
Mayos
Yaquis
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0262 pp. 0796-0823 Transcpt
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Misiones, Leg. 0025
Language
Spanish
Notes
Xerox
Batch Reference Number
1854
Rights
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