Padre Joseph Tarda, padre Thomas de Guadalaxara, to padre provincial Francisco Ximenez letter concerning Tarahumaras.

Serial Number
040-00216
Title
Padre Joseph Tarda, padre Thomas de Guadalaxara, to padre provincial Francisco Ximenez letter concerning Tarahumaras.
Author(s)
Tarda, Joseph (Fray)
Guadalaxara, Thomas de (Fray)
Date
02-02-1676
Documentation
N.p. February 2, 1676. Letter.
Summary
Lengthy description problems conversion Tarahumaras, including rustic lifestyle mountain Indians; resistance to christianity factions within pueblos of Papigochic, Guerucarichic; fondness for drinking bouts; Tarahumara machismo. Notes help Tarahumara governor Don Pablo, an old Christian. Describes Pueblo of Tutuaca, half-Tarahumara, half-tepehuan, and notes proximity to Sonora. Mentions efficacy rosary as defense against disease. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Basile, Jacome (Padre)
Gamboa, Juan Manuel de (Padre)
Pablo, Don (Tarahumara Gobernador)
Godino, Cornelio (Padre)
Caro, Nicolas (Capitan)
Ximenez, Francisco (Padre)
Tarda, Joseph
Guadalaxara, Thomas de (Fray)
Places
Papigochic (Papigoche)
Guerucarichic
Temaychic
Matachiqui
Santa Cruz
Yepomera
San Joachin (Mision)
Santa Anna
Napabechic
San Bernabe (Mision)
Tamachic
Tutuaca
Jesus Carichic
Paguibeta
Tahirachiqui
Tosaboreachi
Guazaparis
Yecori
Maicoba
Ostimuri
Sahuaripa (Zahuaripa)
Sinaloa
Parral
Tesorachic
Ethnic Groups
Tarahumaras
Tepehuanes
Guazaparis
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0265 pp. 0549-0576 Transcpt
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Misiones, Leg. 0026
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1885
Rights
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