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  • Hia-Ced O'odham Places
  • David Burckhalter (bio) and Paul Mirocha (bio)

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Chuk Do'ag. Black Mountain. Sierra Pinacate.

Hunting and gathering

Water

Travel to ocean for salt, shell, fish, skins

Camps

Fields

Ceremony

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'Ali Vaak. Little Sink [of water]. Quitovac spring and village.

Water

Village

Gathering and field farming, hunting, ranching

Ceremony


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A'al Vaipia. Little Wells. Quitobaquito spring and village.

Water

Village

Gathering and field farming, hunting

Ceremony

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Juñi Kaachk. Ripe Saguaro Fruit on the Ground. Bates Well camp.

Water

Village

Gathering, hunting, ranching


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Daabiwecho [Do'agwecho]. Under the Mountain. Darby wells and village. The mountain is Chuk Do'ag (Black Mountain).

Water

Village

Gathering, hunting, and ranching

Jobs at Ajo mine

Cemetery

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Kuswa Toob Do'ag. Twisted Neck Mountain. Mohawk Peak.

Water

Travel landmark


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Viiji Do'ag. Bare Mountain. Antelope Hill, from the Gila River floodplain.

Rock for metates

Fish in river

Neutral travel zone

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'U'uwuak. Where the Arrows Fell. Tinajas Altas, High Tanks. This is the lowest of the natural pools.

Water

Travel

Camp

Hunting and gathering

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David Burckhalter

Photographer David Burckhalter is renowned for his candid photographs of people living in northern Mexico, especially the Seris (Comcáac). His books include The Seris; La Vida Norteña: Photographs of Sonora, Mexico; Among Turtle Hunters & Basket Makers: Adventures with the Seri Indians; and Baja California Missions: In the Footsteps of the Padres. Currently he is working on a magnum opus, a book of photographs with a personal narrative: a lifetime documenting the Comcáac, their homeland, and nomadic traditions.

Paul Mirocha

Paul Mirocha is an illustrator and designer based in Tucson, surrounded by the Sonoran Desert. Paul's illustrations first appeared in Gathering the Desert by Gary Paul Nabhan. Since then he has illustrated over 20 children's picture books on environmental themes. Paul is currently artist-in-residence at the University of Arizona's Desert Lab on Tumamoc Hill.

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ISSN
2158-1371
Print ISSN
0894-8410
Pages
pp. 515-519
Launched on MUSE
2018-04-27
Open Access
No
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