Hualpai


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Noun1.Hualpai - a member of a North American people formerly living in the Colorado river valley in ArizonaHualpai - 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.Hualpai - the Yuman language spoken by the WalapaiHualpai - 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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(23.) "One of the principal fighting Chiefs has been sent in Irons to Angel Island for confinement and as hostage for the good conduct of the tribe" (Price, Camp Mojave, 30 May 30 1869, in Walapai Papers, 90)."The military authorities have in custody at Angel Island an Indian Chief of the tribe of Hualpai Arizona, called `Hualapai Charley; who is to be held as a hostage for a certain length of time for the good behavior of his tribe.
Mason officially stated, "I cannot speak too highly of our Hualpai scouts."(60) That campaign, plus Pai service as scouts against hostile Apaches in 1877 and 1882, fundamentally changed conqueror perception of Pais.(61)
Cherum, "Chief of the Hualpais," called on Arizona's territorial governor, A.