Padre Juan Ortiz Zapata partido de San Joseph de Matape relacion de los misiones que la compania tiene en...el Nueva Vizcaya, 1676.

Serial Number
040-00175
Title
Padre Juan Ortiz Zapata partido de San Joseph de Matape relacion de los misiones que la compania tiene en...el Nueva Vizcaya, 1676.
Author(s)
Ortiz Zapata, Juan (Fray)
Date
1676
Documentation
N.p. n.d. (1676). Relacion. Transcription.
Summary
1431 inhabitants divided among 4 major pueblos (Alamos, Matape, Rebeico, Nacori). Frontier area encompassing various Opata groups, Lower Pimas. Notes presence Jesuit collegio in Matape. States inhabitants speak hogue, work in/sell crops to mines/haciendas region. Mentions group 70 people from hacienda Santiago de Toapa living in Pueblo. Inhabitants Nacori speak hoba among themselves, hegue with others. (different Opata dialects?) Otherwise, customs, religious devotion similar to Matape. Possess band musicians with trumpets, oboes, chabeboa, flutes, harp, guitar, bassoon. Inhabitants Alamos speak hegue, also have musical band. 30 of 92 families Pimas in process of forming new Pueblo 3 leagues away. Inhabitants Rebeico speak ova, congregated there from very distant lands. Live in flat-roofed houses. Shortage of wood for construction purposes, especially building churches, noted for all pueblos Partido. Geographical locations noted. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Marras, Daniel Angelo (Padre)
Ossorio, Joseph (Padre)
Ortiz Zapata, Juan (Fray)
Places
Asumpcion de los Alamos
San Joseph de Matape
Santiago de Toapa (Hacienda)
Santa Cruz de Nacori
San Francisco Xavier de Rebeico (Rebeyco)
Collegio de Matape
Ethnic Groups
Jovas
Opatas
Pimas
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0265 pp. 0676-0678 Transcpt
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Misiones, Leg. 0026
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1908
Rights
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