Havasupai


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Ha·va·su·pai

 (hä′və-so͞o′pī)
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.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Officials in Arizona's Coconino County are testing a drone to see if it can be used to deliver and return ballots for about 100 registered voters who are members of the Havasupai tribe, which lives within the Grand Canyon.
The state contains 22 federally recognised tribes, including the Yavapai-Apache, the Havasupai and the Hopi (whose territory is surrounded entirely by the Navajo reservation).
Another recent case involved the Havasupai Indian Tribe.
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The next section of the book, focusing strongly on the Southwest region, contains a large quantity of postcards depicting the landscape, peoples, dances and ceremonies, daily life and architecture of the region, including representative examples of most tribes Yuma, Maricopa, Mojave, Havasupai, Walapai, Pima, Papago, the various Puebloan groups, as well as the Apache and Navajo.
Flash floods near the Grand Canyon last week forced almost 200 tourists planning to visit Havasupai Reservation to evacuate.
in the early 2000s when members of the Havasupai tribe sued genetic
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.
(304) Navajo Nation II, 479 F.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.