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n. pl. Havasupai or Havasu·pais
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting northwest Arizona southeast of the Grand Canyon.
2. The Yuman language of the Havasupai, closely related to Hualapai.

[Probably Mohave havasu·pay, blue-green (water) person : havasu·, blue-green (water) + -pay, person.]
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Noun1.Havasupai - a member of a North American Indian people of Cataract Canyon in ArizonaHavasupai - a member of a North American Indian people of Cataract Canyon in Arizona
Hoka, Hokan - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan languages
2.Havasupai - the Yuman language spoken by the Havasupai
Yuman - a group of language of the Hokan family in Arizona and California and Mexico
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Professor Rao also points to the experience of the Havasupai Tribe, which provided blood samples to Arizona State University to research the high rates of diabetes within the tribe.
3d at 1030-31 The full list of plaintiffs includes the Navajo Nation, Havasupai Tribe, Sierra Club, White Mountain Apache Nation, Flagstaff Activist Network and several individuals.
Reed (1952, 1955) points out that the bison skeletal and artifactual remains found in a pre-Spanish context across the southern CP (Arizona) are likely due to trade connections; albeit, Reed does state that the record of bison ("cibola") provided by the Havasupai Indians in the Grand Canyon probably represents a local procurement and not a trade item (independently described in Garces and Coues, 1900:403, 406).
We met while hiking and training for a backpacking trip to Havasupai Falls in the Grand Canyon in 2004," Taylor says.
Their unique bank currently houses varieties of traditional crops including corn, beans and squash, the "Three Sisters," as they were called, once used by the Apache, Havasupai, Hopi, Maricopa, Mayo and other tribes.
Jeong Kim, a Bay Area scientist, briefly considered glamping when he and his wife couldn't snag a site at the Grand Canyon's Havasupai Falls.
9) More recently, investigators at Arizona State University collected blood samples from the Havasupai Tribe to study genetic markers of type 2 diabetes, but then used the samples for unrelated studies on schizophrenia and inbreeding--taboo topics for the Havasupai--without the consent of tribal members.
Energy Fuels announced on April 8 that the United States District Court for the District of Arizona had denied a challenge by the Havasupai Native American tribe and three environmental groups--Grand Canyon Trust, Center for Biological Diversity, and Sierra Club--to the company's right to develop and operate its Canyon uranium mine in northern Arizona.
The Grand Canyon set aside a housing complex for Havasupai tribal members displaced by the national park.
A friend, who was a biologist at the University of Pennsylvania, forwarded Laufer an article about the Havasupai Case.
Hay datos etnograficos sobre el uso de piedras calientes en cestas coiled para hervir guisos entre los Havasupai, Miwok y otros grupos originarios de Norteamerica (Barrett y Gifford 1933), por lo que se plantea aqui la posibilidad de que este sistema tambien estuviera en uso en la Puna.
Having made a five-hour, 2,000ft descent down the canyon, Isabel arrived at the reservation of the Havasupai people, an American Indian tribe which has lived in the Grand Canyon for at least the past 800 years.