Series of autos on Indian religious practices. Letters informing the viceroy of idolatry of Indians and the determination exterminate it

Serial Number
041-03225
Title
Series of autos on Indian religious practices. Letters informing the viceroy of idolatry of Indians and the determination exterminate it
Author(s)
Canaveral Ponce de Leon, Vicente
Oca, Manuel de (Capitan)
Yzaguirre, Mariano
Guemes, Manuel and others
Date
02-01-1768
Date
09-08-1768
Documentation
Guadalaxara, Nayarit. February 1, 1768-September 8, 1768. 108p. Letters informes, autos. Originals, signed, transcriptions.
Summary
Concerns indexes of issues addressed to viceroy, dealing with efforts to terminate Indians idolatry, military personnel, salaries, appointments, etc. Document written by Canaveral describes Indian solution of Mescal and other herbs to carry out their rites. Series of autos on the celebration of rites by nimemigua papaneleoche yore pexec tacaguia tavargec pexicg criatura y Se ha empezado a alimentar de Leche materna, Vajo de tu proteccion la pongo para que Se crie Feliz, y preserve de dano, acuerdate de la Cienega de donde Vino esta agua). Testimonies from Indians are taken regarding their religious rites. Indians describe instances of their own idolatry when interrogated I.e. where they hide their idols. Native names of religious objects such as an ornamented pot which is called tallaopa and another one called tajachi are described. Indians are sworn and testify on their religious practices, giving names of their idols. (M. Marroquin, April 1989)
Persons
Oca, Manuel Antonio de (Capitan)
Guemes, Manuel
Salcedo, Sebastian
Miranda, Nicolas de (Cabo)
Ybanez, Manuel de (Teniente
Croix, Marquez de (Virrey)
Juan Diego (Indio)
Sanchez, Manuel (Indio)
Juan Pablo (Indio)
Lopez, Francisco
Altamirano, Manuel
Antoni Ysidro
Altamirano, Manuel
Lorenzo, Pedro
Navarrete, Lorenzo
Flores, Arsenio
Cruz, Juan Pedro de la (Indio)
Miguelote (Indio)
Chique, Manuel (Indio)
Tortugo, Francisco (Indio)
Methame, Francisco (Indio)
Yzaguirre, Mariano
Dios, Juan de (Indio)
Zacate (Indio)
Capistrano, Francisco (Indio)
Gaspar (Indio)
Sepulveda, Santiago
Guerra, Pedro
Places
Nayarit
Guadalaxara
San Pedro Yucatan (Pueblo)
El Rosario
COnapa, San Juan
Tonalisco (Pueblo)
Yucatan (Pueblo)
Petaquilla (Cerro)
Guajolotes (Cerro)
Jesus Maria (Pueblo)
San Gregorio (Cerro)
Picacho (Cerro)
Ethnic Groups
Guicholes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 127 ff. 065-119
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 127 ff. 065-119
Language
Spanish
Guichole
Reference Number
12700005
Rights
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