anua del ano de 1621.
Anaya, Nicolas de (Fray)
Mexico. April 30, 1622. Copy. Signed.
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)
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)
CU-BANC. M-M 0227 pp. 0626-0671
CU-BANC. M-M 0227 Pp. 0626-0671
CU-BANC. Memorias Para la Historia de la Provincia de Sinaloa
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