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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)
Places: 
San Andres (Real, Presidio)
Places: 
Culiacan
Places: 
Chiametla (Presidio)
Places: 
San Hipolito (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups: 
Xiximes
Ethnic Groups: 
Acaxees
Ethnic Groups: 
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.
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