Hualapai


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Hua·la·pai

or Wa·la·pai  (wä′lə-pī′)
n. pl. Hualapai or Huala·pais or Walapai or Wala·pais
1. A member of a Native American people inhabiting northwest Arizona south of the Grand Canyon.
2. The Yuman language of the Hualapai.

[Mohave hwa·lyapay, pine person : hwa·lya, pine + -pay, person.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hualapai - a member of a North American people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in ArizonaHualapai - a member of a North American people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in Arizona
Hoka, Hokan - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan languages
2.Hualapai - the Yuman language spoken by the WalapaiHualapai - the Yuman language spoken by the Walapai
Yuman - a group of language of the Hokan family in Arizona and California and Mexico
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A Papillon Airways EC-130 vessel carrying a pilot and six passengers was reported to have crashed near Quartermaster Canyon, within the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Nation," a police chief said in a statement.
Six British tourists and a pilot were on board the Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters chopper when it crashed under unknown circumstances Saturday evening on the Hualapai Nation's land by the canyon's West Rim.
Saturday on the Hualapai Nation near Quartermaster Canyon, which is near the Grand Canyon's West Rim, AP reported.
Numbers of animals hit by cars varies by year; however, several burros have been hit the past few months on State Route 160 near Hualapai Way, on State Route 159 near Bonnie Springs, and near State Route 160 and Leslie on the north end of Pahrump.
This includes the Coconino, Hualapai, Kaibab, Kanab, Uinkaret, and Shivwits plateaus and the Marble Platform.
Grand Canyon West (GCW) is owned and operated by Grand Canyon Resort Corporation (GGRC), the operating entity of The Hualapai Native American Tribe.
That Durfee J was concerned here with the identity of the title-holding group rather than with joint title is also demonstrated by his reliance upon the following quotation from Hualapai Tribe v United States:
Although it's located on tribal land and not required to be wheelchair-accessible, Hualapai Ranch (www.
Once the number of settlers increased and they began to infringe on Native American lands, clashes erupted between settlers and tribes such as the Apache, Yavapai, Paiute, Navajo, and Hualapai.
McMillen, Making Indian Law: The Hualapai Land Case and the Birth of Ethnohistory (2007); David E.
Another Arizona tribe, the Hualapai, was awarded more than $100,000 to develop a training program for its diesel generating plant at Grand Canyon West.