Gobernador Francisco de Urdinola (unsigned). Relacion de la entrada que hico el governor de la Nueva Vizcaya Francisco de Urdinola a la Conquista, castigo y pacificacion de los yndios. Xiximes.

Serial Number
300-00003
Title
Gobernador Francisco de Urdinola (unsigned). Relacion de la entrada que hico el governor de la Nueva Vizcaya Francisco de Urdinola a la Conquista, castigo y pacificacion de los yndios. Xiximes.
Author(s)
Urdinola, Francisco de (Gobernador)
Date
00-00-1610
Documentation
Durango. 1610. 12p. Relacion.
Summary
Urdinola describes expedition against xixime Indians, who were raiding Spanish settlements, pacified acaxee pueblos in area around Durango. Expedition began in October after rains and was composed of 150 vecinos and soldiers from San Hipolito, San Andres, Chiametla presidios, 1100 Indian auxiliaries, and 2 Jesuits, who remained with pacified Xiximes. Expedition cost more than 80,000 pesos, so to save money, Urdinola disbanded presidio San Andres, composed of capitan 6 soldiers at cost of 3300 pesos/year. Presence of silver veins noted. Urdinola also includes his relacion de la tierra de los Xiximes y de los Yndios ritos y cerimonias que usan, a brief ethnography noting architecture, population (1720), agriculture (maize, beans, squash, batatas o camo- (perhaps camote), cotton), wild food gathering (mescal, Tuna rica) Capote, goyava, textile arts, dress, agriculture (gallinas de Castilla, muchos Pajaros que llamamos goacamayas), and ceremonies, including ritual cannibalism and ceremony involving a virgin placed in a cave while men go to war. Excellent document. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Urdinola, Francisco de (Gobernador de Nueva Vizcaya)
Places
Durango (Villa)
San Andres (Real, Presidio)
Culiacan
Chiametla (Presidio)
San Hipolito (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Xiximes
Acaxees
Tepehuanes
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Jgi no. 1817 pp. 001-006
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Jgi no. 1817 pp. 001-006
Language
Spanish
Notes
Edges of pages have been trimmed- transcription some words lost.
Batch Reference Number
4535
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