Indians (Magic And Witchcraft)

Domingo Cabello to Phelipe de Neve. Discussion of Indians warring on lipanes.

Serial Number
300-01387
Title
Domingo Cabello to Phelipe de Neve. Discussion of Indians warring on lipanes.
Author(s)
Cabello, Domingo (Governador)
Date
03-20-1784
Documentation
San Antonio de Bexar (presidio). March20, 1784. 6p. Informe. Original. Signed.
Summary
Also mentions el tecolote, a bad sign which when heard by Indians, they die. Dissuaded Indians from attacking the Lipanes. (D. Coates) (1980)
Persons
Vigotes
Mocho
Messieres, Atanasio de
Gil Ybarbo (Capitan)
Ripperda, Baron de (Ex-Governador)
Cabello, Domingo (Governador)
Neve, Phelipe de (Comandante General)
Places
Bahia del Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo (Mision)
Luiciana (Provincia)
San Antonio de Bexar (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Texas
Tancagues
Xaranames
Lipanes
First Location
AZU Film 4615 rl. 015 fr. 0823-0826.
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Thc-Ba, rl. 015 fr. 0823-0826.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
6392
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Vigotes
Mocho
Messieres
Gil Ybarbo
Ripperda
Cabello
Neve
Beginning Date Month
March
Beginning Date (repacked)
03-20-1784
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2228
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Fray Antonio de San Buenaventura y Olivares. Diario de la entrada y viaje en demanda del rio San Marcos.

Serial Number
280-00003
Title
Fray Antonio de San Buenaventura y Olivares. Diario de la entrada y viaje en demanda del rio San Marcos.
Author(s)
San Buenaventura y Olivares, Antonio de (O.F.M.)
Date
00-00-1709
Documentation
San Juan Bautista. 1709. 35p. Informe. Transcription.
Summary
Extensive description of geography, vegetation, fauna, water resources. Usually gives population counts or estimates for ethnic groups. Good ethnographic information- subsistance, ceremonies, division of labor, character or disposition, material culture. Mentions curanderos using Peyote. Refers to carne embarvacoa. Was impressed with the quality of dyed fabric. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
San Buenaventura y Olivares, Antonio de (O.F.M.)
Espinosa, Ysidro de (O.F.M.)
Aguirre, Pedro de (Capitan)
Places
San Juan Bautista (Mision)
San Marcos (Rio)
Norte (Rio)
Las Nuezes (Rio)
Frio (Rio)
Hondo (Rio)
Medina (Rio)
San Antonio de Padua (Rio)
Colorado del Espiritu Santo (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Pacuasianes
Jarames
Payaies
Pampoas
Tejas
Sillpames (Suipames?)
Chaulamas
Sijames
Sanaxs
Yujuanes
Simomos
Tusolivis
Apaches
Asinais
Pastis
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0513
Original Location
SFO, Watsonville, California, (Quer. Ar.) K, Leg. 0001 no. 001
Language
Spanish
English
Notes
Document unsigned. Bolton (who did this hand-transcription) attributes it to oliveras. Folder also contains English translation.
Batch Reference Number
4470
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
San Buenaventura y Olivares
Espinosa
Aguirre
Beginning Date (repacked)
1709
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/808
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
en
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
eng
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Chacon, Fernando to Nava, Pedro de (comandante). Submittal of case regarding Indian suicide.

Serial Number
275-01996
Title
Chacon, Fernando to Nava, Pedro de (comandante). Submittal of case regarding Indian suicide.
Author(s)
Chacon, Fernando (Gobernador)
Date
07-18-1799
Documentation
Santa Fe. July 18, 1799. 1 pages. Letter. Draft. Original. Pueblo. Discusses strange character and actions of padre Antonio Barreras and his connection with case. (raul saba) (1980)
Persons
Chacon, Fernando (Gobernador)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Barreras, Antonio (Fray) (Doctrinero)
Places
San Ildefonso
Santa Fe
Ethnic Groups
Pueblos
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 14 fr. 0390.
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 014 ff. 0390.
Other Location
UNM-Zimmerman Library.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 1245.
Batch Reference Number
9707
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Chacon
Nava
Barreras
Beginning Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-18-1799
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/9713
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Juan Paez Hurtado (general/alcalde). Testimony against Antonia Luxan, suspected of being a witch.

Serial Number
275-00403
Title
Juan Paez Hurtado (general/alcalde). Testimony against Antonia Luxan, suspected of being a witch.
Author(s)
Paez Hurtado, Juan (General Alcalde)
Date
07-02-1715
Date
08-01-1715
Documentation
Santa Fe. July 2, 1715. 18p. Testimony. Original. Signed. Dct July 2-August 1, 1715.
Summary
Mateo de Ortega Dies of illness and two Indian servants of the wife Antonia Luxan testify that Antonia kept snail shells, fish eyes, ribbons, Jojoba beans and other magic articles and reportedly spoke with the devil. No sentence. (R. Davis) (1980)
Persons
Chirinos, Juan Manuel
Paez Hurtado, Juan (General Alcalde)
Velasco, Diego
Luxan, Antonia
Ortega, Mateo de
Francisca
Luisa
Guillen, Pedro
Places
Santa Fe
Ethnic Groups
Teguas
Jumanes
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 05 fr. 0165-0183
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 005 ff. 0165-0183
Language
Spanish
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 0225.
Batch Reference Number
7982
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Chirinos
Paez Hurtado
Velasco
Luxan
Ortega
Francisca
Luisa
Guillen
Beginning Date Month
July
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-02-1715
End Date (repacked)
08-01-1715
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/16621
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Luan, Catharina/Rosa, Catharina/Pumazho, Anguellina. Women accused of witchcraft.

Serial Number
275-00299
Title
Luan, Catharina/Rosa, Catharina/Pumazho, Anguellina. Women accused of witchcraft.
Author(s)
Lujan, Catharina
Rosa, Catharina
Pumazho, Anguelina
Date
05-13-1708
Documentation
Santa Fee. May 13, 1708. 36 pages. Auto. Peticion. Accusation. Original. Signed.
Summary
Leonor Dominguez accuses three Indian women of the village of San Juan of inflicting illness upon her through witchcraft. The governor orders testimony under oath to be taken from these persons and other witnesses. A very involved story develops, involving the Husband of Leonor Dominguez and some of the Indian women, and other relatives and acquaintances of the principals in the suit. However, due to lack of hard evidence, conflicting statements, the governor pronounces a verdict of not-guilty. (Lloyd Kendall) (1980)
Persons
Lujan, Catharina
Rosa, Catharina
Pumazho, Anguelina
Dominguez, Leonor
Martin, Miguel
Romero, Agustina
Lopez, Ana Maria
Lujan Martin, Maria
Lopez, Luis
Garcia de las Rivas, Joan (Capitan) (Alcalde Ordinario)
Chacon Medina Salazar y Villarenor, Joseph (Marques de la Penuela) (Gobernador)
Guttierrez de los Rios, Gaspar (Secretario de Gobernacion y Guerra)
Xiron, Thomas
Zhiconcueto (Indio Pintor)
Martin, Casilda
Martin, Francisco (El Ciego)
Archuleta, Andres de (Teniente)
Pobicoa, Domingo
Madrid, Maria (Interprete)
Martin, Sebastian
Minguez, Joan (Padre)
Uribarri, Juan de
Fernandes, Martin
Dominguito
Avila, Pedro de (El Piojo)
Rael, Alfonsso
Xiron, Antonia
Arrata
Dominguez Martin, Petrona
Juanchillo
Aguilera y Sasi, Antonio de (Capitan)
Maria (Mujer de Pedro de Avila)
Antonito
Micaela
Thenorio, Miguel
Gongora, Xpttobal (Escribano)
Places
Santa Fee (Villa)
Santa Cruz (Villa Nueva)
Taos (Pueblo)
Nuestra Senora de la Soledad (Hazienda)
San Juan (Pueblo)
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 04 fr. 0074-0109.
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 004 ff. 0074-0109.
Other Location
UNM-Zimmerman Library.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 0137b.
Publication Reference
Twitchell, Ralph Emerson, The Spanish Archives of New Mexico,
Batch Reference Number
8395
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Lujan
Rosa
Pumazho
Person Last Name
Lujan
Rosa
Pumazho
Dominguez
Martin
Romero
Lopez
Lujan Martin
Lopez
Garcia de las Rivas
Chacon Medina Salazar y Villarenor
Guttierrez de los Rios
Xiron
Zhiconcueto
Martin
Martin
Archuleta
Pobicoa
Madrid
Martin
Minguez
Uribarri
Fernandes
Dominguito
Avila
Rael
Xiron
Arrata
Dominguez Martin
Juanchillo
Aguilera y Sasi
Maria
Antonito
Micaela
Thenorio
Gongora
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-13-1708
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/16517
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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anua del ano de 1621.

Serial Number
230-00010
Title
anua del ano de 1621.
Author(s)
Anaya, Nicolas de (Fray)
Date
04-30-1622
Documentation
Mexico. April 30, 1622. Copy. Signed.
Summary
Discusses missionization Chinipas by fr. Juan Castini, 1621, desire Guazapares for missionaries as well. Notes successful attempts Castini to secure peace between the two groups, previously enemies. Estimates 21,000 baptisms Rio Mayo, 30,000 Rio Yaqui, 9000 Rio Nebome. Describes Mayos as must docile Indians Sinaloa. Notes recent missionization Conicaris. Gives geographical location, population figures Hios (Warihios)- 17 pueblos, 9 with 500-600 inhabitants, the rest with 200. Notes Huvagures, Teguisos beyond Hios. States Baciroas, Tehatas reduced to Conicari Pueblo, Tepague. Notes Topichis requests for missionization. 11 Yaqui pueblos then, Torim the largest. says Yaquis engaged in continuous wars with neighbors, civil wars, robberies, murders among themselves. Mentions Yaqui resistance to baptism, drunkenness, superstition, polygamy, practice of marrying Mother, daughter, sisters, transhumance. Describes conference of Yaqui sorcerers (hechiceros) in Torim who attempted to disprove missionaries, teachings, saying after death, souls went underground, not to heaven, where they practiced all types of vices and have a very happy life. Apparently, missionary converted them, however. Mentions plans for Yaqui revolt 1620, murder Hurdaide, missionaries, never carried out. Notes missionization Nebomes, who sent 11 children to Villa De Sinaloa to learn how to read/write. Requests Aibinos, Mobas, Nures for missionaries. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Castini, Juan (Padre), Guzman, Diego de (Padre
Villalta, Cristobal de (Padre)
Godinez, Miguel (Padre)
Cruz, Diego de la (Padre)
Barera, Juan (Padre)
Angel, Juan (Padre)
Bandersipe, Diego (Padre)
Olinano, Francisco (Padre)
Mendez, Pedro (Padre)
Anaya, Nicolas de (Padre)
Places
Toro
Mayo (Rio)
Yaqui (Rio)
Nebome (Rio)
Basinoa
Conicari
Tepague
Torim
Comuripa
Ethnic Groups
Chinipas
Guazapares
Conicaris
Tepagues
Hios
Huvagures
Teguisos
Baciroas
Tehatas
Topichis
Mobas
Navas
Nures
Ayuinos
First Location
CU-BANC. M-M 0227 pp. 0626-0671
Original Location
CU-BANC. M-M 0227 Pp. 0626-0671
Other Location
CU-BANC. Memorias Para la Historia de la Provincia de Sinaloa
Language
Spanish
Notes
Excellent/good info on Yaquis
Batch Reference Number
1817
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Castini
Villalta
Godinez
Cruz
Barera
Angel
Bandersipe
Olinano
Mendez
Anaya
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-30-1622
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15988
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Of the mission and journey to the Indians called Tepehuanes.

Serial Number
230-00006
Title
Of the mission and journey to the Indians called Tepehuanes.
Date
00-00-1607
Documentation
Santa Cruz. 1607. 8p.
Summary
Full of ethnographic information- clothing; subsistence; marital practices; religious (sorcerers, sacrifices, idol called vuamari); use of intoxicants. Cites number of baptisms. Mentions epidemic. Notes war between Tepehuanes and Tarahumara. (R. Perez) (1977)
Places
Santa Cruz
Cuaco de Cinaloa (Rio)
San Lorenzo
San Juan Bautista
Aquilani (Valle)
Ethnic Groups
Tepehuanes
Oclotanis
Garagrenses
Tarahumaras
Bayomanes
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0259 pp. 0016-0023
Original Location
CU-BANC. C-B 0840 no. 259 Pp. 0016-0023
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4692
UAIR Filtering Fields
Beginning Date (repacked)
1607
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15984
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Fray Antonio de San Buenaventura Olivares al virrey. Brief description of Indians of Texas.

Serial Number
210-00019
Title
Fray Antonio de San Buenaventura Olivares al virrey. Brief description of Indians of Texas.
Author(s)
San Buenaventura Olivares, Antonio de (Fray)
Date
00-00-1716
Documentation
N.p. n.d. Copy.
Summary
Brief account of Indians of provincia of Texas, of whom the Spanish have encountered 50 naciones, noting- their dress; receptiveness to Spanish language/religion; presence of valuable minerals among them; absence of ydolatria formal although hechiceros, curanderos present; hunting activities especially buffalo; production of tanned deer hides which they trade to Spaniards; absence of drunkenness among them, which Olivares notes may be due to fact that no hay Magueyes en abundancia, o porque ygnoran el modo de cultivarlos (pg.119); dances to celebrate ware victories, which often cause trouble among them; ceremonial use of Peyote que usan Por bebida del Peiotte y de otras yerbas que suelen causas turbacion en los sentidos de que procede el vervisiones, y fantasmas (pg. 119). (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
San Buenaventura Olivares, Antonio de (Fray)
Places
Texas (Provincia, Also Called Asinay)
Ethnic Groups
Texas
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 008 pp. 117-120
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4798
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
San Buenaventura Olivares
Beginning Date (repacked)
1716
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15939
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Alonso de Leon. Diario of Alonso de Leon entrada to Bahia del Espiritu Santo, March 23-May 13, 1689.

Serial Number
210-00007
Title
Alonso de Leon. Diario of Alonso de Leon entrada to Bahia del Espiritu Santo, March 23-May 13, 1689.
Author(s)
Leon, Alonso de
Date
05-13-1689
Documentation
Presidio de Coahuila. May 13, 1689. Photostat of copy.
Summary
Diary of Leon's expedition to Bahia del Espiritu Santo from Coahuila. Accompanied by French prisoner with many contacts among Indians, Spaniards- encounter gathering of Indians of 5 naciones - Hapes, Jumenes, xiabu, Mescales, y otra- living in casilla cuvierta de Cueros de cibola- who hang heads of enemies from poles in front of their dwellings; note petroglyphs; journey thru great stretches of Mesquite, Nopales so thick at times they have to dismount; describe Flora, fauna, especially trees, commenting on great numbers, good quality of native walnuts, and buffalo; hear of 4 French traders operating among Indians, trading knives, tobacco for buffalo hides which they transported on dogs; lose over 100 horses in stampede, of which all but 36 recovered; reach French settlement and find it destroyed by Indians- books, bones, broken arcabuces scattered thru wreckage, explore Rio San Marcos; told by Indians that French community at Espiritu Santo suffered epidemic of smallpox (viruelas) which killed more than 100, then were tricked by Indians who came from far away under pretext of desire to trade and killed French in their homes; encounter Texas Indians, some of whom accompany Spaniards back to Coahuila presidio. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Leon, Alonso de (Gobernador de Coahuila)
Masanett, Damian (Fray) (OFM, Capellan of Expedition)
Martinez, Francisco (Alferez)
Places
Coahuila (Provincia)
Hondo (Rio)
San Marcos (Rio)
Guadalupe (Rio)
Coahuila (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Hapes
Jumenes
Xiabus
Mescales
Texas
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 009 pp. 041-057
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4651
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Leon
Masanett
Martinez
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-13-1689
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15927
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Causa criminal contra el gobernador de los indios del pueblo de Santa Maria por calumnia.

Serial Number
100-01273
Title
Causa criminal contra el gobernador de los indios del pueblo de Santa Maria por calumnia.
Date
12-07-1704
Documentation
San Joseph del Parral and Santa Maria de basarca. December 7, 1704. Original. Signed. 176 pages.
Summary
Marcos Humuta, an Indian, convicted along with others, of witch craft. Marcos is sentenced to exile. The other two receive one hundred and fifty lashes and four years at labor. Excellent Indian accounts of witchcraft and its relationship with the catholic church. (T. Barnes) (1976)
Persons
Abajo, Miguel de (Capitan)
Humuta, Marcos
Martin, Juan (Padre)
Silva, Pedro de (Padre)
Estrella, Juan Antonio de (Padre)
Polize, Horacio (Padre)
Cordoba, Juan Fernandez de
Places
San Miguel Babispe
Guachinero
Santa Maria Bazeraca
Tamichopa
Bacadeguachi
Bavispe
San Joseph del Parral
Cosiguriache
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1704b fr. 1075-1167.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1704b fr. 1075-1167
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
2735
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Abajo
Humuta
Martin
Silva
Estrella
Polize
Cordoba
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-07-1704
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15056
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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