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Narrations of missions and journeys of the Jesuits in 1607 in the kingdom of Mexico.

Serial Number: 
230-00005
Title: 
Narrations of missions and journeys of the Jesuits in 1607 in the kingdom of Mexico.
Date: 
00-00-1607
Documentation: 
Santa Cruz. 1607. 53. Letter.
Summary: 
The only account pertinent to the geographic area of DRSW is entitled mission and journey to the Tepehuanes. it includes a wealth of ethnographic data- clothing, food, architecture, marriage customs (pre-hispanic), religious beliefs, agriculture, and inter-tribal relations. Also information on a monolithic idol (vuamari, a pillar topped with a likeness of a human Head.) Gives number of baptisms for 1607. Discusses severe epidemic. (R. Perez) (1977)
Places: 
Santa Cruz
Places: 
Cuaco de Sinaloa (Rio)
Places: 
San Lorenzo
Places: 
San Juan Baptista
Places: 
Aquilane (Valle)
Places: 
Carantopia
Ethnic Groups: 
Oclotanis (Ococlames?)
Ethnic Groups: 
Tepehuanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Garagrenses
Ethnic Groups: 
Vuamarianis
Ethnic Groups: 
Tarahumaras
Ethnic Groups: 
Baiomanes
First Location: 
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0256
Original Location: 
CU-BANC. C-B 0840 no. 256
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Photostat of original book (in German) is included in the folder.
Publication Reference: 
Book printed in Augsburg (1611) by Chrisostomo Dabertzhofer under the title= Dreg Newe Relationes.
Rights: 
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