Padre Geronimo de la Canal to padre provincial letter on northern Opata resistance to missionization.
Canal, Geronimo de la (Fray)
Sonora. January 31, 1653. Signed. Transcript.
States he left Partido de Sonora to baptize Indians in pueblos Zenoquipe (Sinoquipe), Arispe (Arizpe), Cucubazunichi. In Sinoquipe, Indian governor told him they would rather die like dogs than be baptized. Indian governor Arizpe also refused baptism. In Cucubazunichi, many hechiceros, Indians threatened Canal with arms. Also mentions missionary activity Guepaca (Huepac), Vanamitzi (Banamichi). States he just built 2 houses pinewood. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Esgrecho, Felipe (Padre)
Uter, Juan de
Canal, Geronimo de la
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0265 pp. 0361-0367 Transcpt
AGN, Mexico, Misiones, Leg. 0026
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