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  • proper noun former name of a Uto-Aztecan people of southern Arizona and Sonora in northern Mexico. Today they are known as the O'odham ("the People").

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Examples

  • The term Papago was a name given to the O'odham by the Spanish colonizers, and is likely the result of a Spanish corruption of the O'odham word

    Not My Tribe

  • 2 For the purposes of this study I will refrain from the use of the term Papago and will refer to "the people"

    Not My Tribe

  • The Hopi differentiation from the Papago is given as 32 minimum centuries ago.

    Are you related to the Aztecs?

  • The Hopi differentiation from the Papago is given as 32 minimum centuries ago.

    Are you related to the Aztecs?

  • As is often the case, with the name Papago being a good example, European constructs are often imposed upon indigenous peoples by the historians that seek to portray their past.

    Not My Tribe

  • Another Sonora subdivision is the Tepiman Family (spoken by the Papago, Pima Bajo, and Tepehuán of Sonora, Chihuahua and Durango).

    Are you related to the Aztecs?

  • The Central Uto-Aztecans - occupying large parts of Chihuahua, Sinaloa and Sonora in northwestern Mexico - included the Papago, Opata, Yaqui, Mayo, Concho, Huichol and Tepehuán.

    Are you related to the Aztecs?

  • Papago Park sits on the border between Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe, and today has a municipal golf course, the Phoenix Zoo, the Desert Botanical Gardens, and several buttes.

    All Wright

  • The Central Uto-Aztecans - occupying large parts of Chihuahua, Sinaloa and Sonora in northwestern Mexico - included the Papago, Opata, Yaqui, Mayo, Concho, Huichol and Tepehuán.

    Are you related to the Aztecs?

  • Another Sonora subdivision is the Tepiman Family (spoken by the Papago, Pima Bajo, and Tepehuán of Sonora, Chihuahua and Durango).

    Are you related to the Aztecs?

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