APPENDIX 4: Population Figures of Selected Native Communities
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appendix 4: population figures of selected native communities Year Mojaves Quechans Southern Yokuts Cahuillas Maricopas Akimel O’odhams Kumeyaays 1604 4,000 4,000 1700 4,600 1750 6,000 1770 3,000 2,500 57,000 2,500 1,000 3,000 1776 3,000 3,000 2,500 1799 3,000 3,000 3,000 2,500 1849 5,000 11,000 (includes Maricopas) 1851 12,400 1852 3,000 3,000 3,000 2,000 (includes Maricopas) 1855 5,000– 10,000 (includes Maricopas) 1858 4,635 (includes Maricopas) Sources: 1604, 1700, 1750, and 1776: Jack D. Forbes, Warriors of the Colorado. 1770: Kroeber, Handbook of the Indians of California. 1799: John and Wheat, Views from the Apache Frontier. 1849: Whipple, Reports of Explorations and Surveys; Bruchey, Historical Demography. 1851: Cook, The Population of the California Indians. 1852: Caughey, Indians of Southern California; Castetter and Bell, Yuman Indian Agriculture. 1855 and 1858: Bruchey, Historical Demography. ...



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  • Indians of North America -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico) -- History.
  • Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico).
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico).
  • Indian traders -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico) -- History.
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico).
  • Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico) -- History.
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