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n. pl. Yaqui or Ya·quis
1. A member of a Native American people of Sonora, a state of northwest Mexico, now also located in southern Arizona. Many Yaqui sought asylum in the United States in the early 1800s because of conflict with the Mexican government.
2. The Uto-Aztecan language of the Yaqui.

[Spanish, from Yaqui hiaki.]


(Spanish ˈjaki)
(Placename) a river in NW Mexico, rising near the border with the US and flowing south to the Gulf of California. Length: about 676 km (420 miles)


(ˈyɑ ki)

n., pl. -quis, (esp. collectively) -qui.
1. a member of an American Indian people orig. of S Sonora in Mexico: now living throughout Sonora and S Arizona.
2. one of a group of dialects, most now extinct, of the Uto-Aztecan language shared by the Yaquis and other peoples of NW Mexico.
3. a river in NW Mexico, flowing into the Gulf of California. 420 mi. (676 km) long.
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Despues de vencer militarmente al capitan de los soldados espanoles, los yoeme (2) aceptaron ser congregados en pueblos de mision bajo condicion de que a su tierra no entrarian soldados.
39) El Yoeme sin fe que eras estaba condenado y su destino era morir aqui.
Por lo mismo, tocare aspectos generales que habra que considerar durante la investigacion etnografica entre los yoeme.
Los datos proporcionados por los indios no variaron en posteriores interrogatorios, pese al fusilamiento de un yoeme (23) que ellos mismos senalaron como asistente a la reunion citada por el capitan general en Torim el dia de San Ignacio.
The Yaqui, or Yoeme, originally dwelt in Yaqui River valley, with a cultural focus on agriculture and trading throughout north Sonora (of Mexico) and south Arizona (US).
The gypsy, Melquiades, is the memory of Macondo in One Hundred Years, and the boisterous old Yaqui, Yoeme, is one of the memories in Almanac (along with Seese and Sterling).
Pero, para hablar de cocina, hay que saber antes de la lengua y Lilian antepone una "Introduccion" en la que informa de la filiacion de la lengua hablada por los yoeme, "gente", habitantes de un valle fertil en medio de tierras secas.
IT MUST BE NOTED that one of the most critical aspects of the Equality and Justice Run was the spiritual support we were given by the Yoeme and Akimel O'odham nations as we ran through their lands.
61) Zeta and Lecha, who on the surface might appear to be out of balance, have inherited a role from Yoeme as being warrior-mothers for the people as a whole, both on a spiritual and physical level.
Sinahuisa' was collected from a Yoeme weaver at a mayo ejido (communal farm) in Sonora, Mexico.
The first is the use of the almanac, which tells the history of the Indians in their movement north from Mexico and which needs to be transcribed, according to the old woman Yoeme, who has been the almanac's caretaker until she passes it on to her grandchildren, Zeta and Lecha.
La consecuencia fue el exilio yoeme en Arizona, Guaymas, Hermosillo y en la sierra del Bacatete.