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Subject: Re: Alanis - Yaqui Indian Full Blooded
Author: Derek Kent
Date: Tuesday, July 04, 2017
The Yaquis are native people of the Sonoran desert. The traditional Sonoran homelands are in the southern Sonoran desert, in what is now Mexico. After much fighting with the Mexicans, many Yaqui people retreated into the northern part of the desert, in what is now Arizona.