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'''Various Spellings:''' Cocopah, Cocopa<br>
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'''Various Spellings:''' Cocopah, Cocopa<br>  
  
 
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[[Image:Cocopah Indians of Bandera.png]]<br> The Cocopah Tribe is primarily associated with the states of Arizona and California<ref>Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, Federal Register, Vol. 67, No. 134, 12 July 2002 [http://www.thepeoplespaths.net/lists/FederallyRecognized2002.pdf Available online]</ref>.  
The Cocopah Tribe is primarily associated with the states of Arizona and California<ref>Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, Federal Register, Vol. 67, No. 134, 12 July 2002 [http://www.thepeoplespaths.net/lists/FederallyRecognized2002.pdf Available online]</ref>.  
 
  
 
'''Population:''' 1776: 3,000; 1990: 550  
 
'''Population:''' 1776: 3,000; 1990: 550  
  
 
== Tribal Headquarters  ==
 
== Tribal Headquarters  ==
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Cocopah Indian Tribe<br> County 15th &amp; Ave G<br> Somerton, AZ 85350<br> (928) 627-2102<br>
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[http://www.cocopah.com/ Cocopah Indian Tribe]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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The Cocopah or Cocopa are Native American people who live in Baja California and Sonora, Mexico, and in Arizona in the United States. The Cocopah language belongs to the Delta-California branch of the Yuman-Cochimí family. In Spanish, the Cocopah are termed Cucapá. Their self-designation is Xawiƚƚ kwñchawaay or "Those Who Live on the River." <ref>Pritzker, Barry M. A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0195138771.</ref>
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*[http://www.cocopah.com/ Cocopah Indian Tribe]
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*[http://www.cocopah.com/cultural.html Cocopah Indian Museum]
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*[http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFEQFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.visityuma.com%2Fdocuments%2FYuma_timeline_2011_update_copy_1.pdf&rct=j&q=cocopah%20indian%20tribe%20timeline&ei=MBfQTd7tG8XdgQej1sG6DA&usg=AFQjCNE_ny9Uj7Wz0hdFnzVHLAiPZjOYGg&sig2=K2yo0XDyeKuSZfNfk_c3DQ&cad=rja A Timeline through Yuma History]
  
 
== Brief Timeline  ==
 
== Brief Timeline  ==
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== Reservations  ==
 
== Reservations  ==
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See [[Cocopah Indian Reservation, Arizona (Reservation)]] for more information.
  
 
== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
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Fort Yuma (California, Arizona, Mexico) Yuma, Cocopah Indians 1905, 19115-1929 [NOTE: 1905 includes Indians in Mexico, Arizona, and California. 1906-1914 missing. 1921 includes new allottees, births and deaths. 1922-1925 incldues new allottees. 1923-1929 includes Cocopah Indians, 1905-1922 is only Yuma Indians.] {{FHL|576854}}
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Fort Yuma (California, Arizona) Yuma, Cocopa Indians 1930-1935 [NOTE: 1932-1934 includes supplemental rolls which contain additions, deductions, births, deaths. 1935 is supplemental rolls only containing additions, deductions, births and deaths.] {{FHL|576855}}
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Search [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] under the keyword "Cocopah" for a list of people in the U.S. Indian Census Rolls 1885-1940. $ however free access at Family History Centers.
  
 
== Important Web Sites  ==
 
== Important Web Sites  ==
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<references />  
 
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== Bibliography  ==
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=== Bibliography  ===
 
 
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/075.html Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives; Record Group 75], Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
 
*Hodge, Frederick Webb. ''Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico''. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1906 [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/ Available online].
 
*Klein, Barry T., ed. ''Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian''. Nyack, New York: Todd Publications, 2009. 10th ed. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/317923332?referer=list_view WorldCat 317923332]; {{FHL|1122745|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 R259e}}.
 
*Malinowski, Sharon and Sheets, Anna, eds. The Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. Detroit: Gale Publishing, 1998. 4 volumes. Includes: Lists of Federally Recognized Tribes for U.S., Alaska, and Canada – pp. 513-529 Alphabetical Listing of Tribes, with reference to volume and page in this series Map of “Historic Locations of U.S. Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Canadian Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Mexican, Hawaiian and Caribbean Native Groups” Maps of “State and Federally Recognized U.S. Indian Reservations. [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=no:037475188 WorldCat 37475188]; {{FHL|831087|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 G131g}}.
 
 
 
:Vol. 1 -- Northeast, Southeast, Caribbean
 
:Vol. 2 -- Great Basin, Southwest, Middle America
 
:Vol. 3 -- Arctic, Subarctic, Great Plains, Plateau
 
:Vol. 4 -- California, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands
 
 
 
*Sturtevant, William C. ''Handbook of North American Indians''. 20 vols., some not yet published. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978– . <br>
 
 
 
:Volume 1 -- Not yet published
 
:Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/234303751&referer=brief_results WorldCat 234303751]<br>
 
:Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/255572371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 255572371]<br>
 
:Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/19331914&referer=brief_results WorldCat 19331914]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.4}}.<br>
 
:Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/299653808&referer=brief_results WorldCat 299653808]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.5}}.<br>
 
:Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493742&referer=brief_results WorldCat 247493742]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.6}}.<br>
 
:Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493311&referer=brief_results WorldCat 247493311]<br>
 
:Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13240086&referer=brief_results WorldCat 13240086]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.8}}.<br>
 
:Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26140053&referer=brief_results WorldCat 26140053]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.9}}.<br>
 
:Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/301504096&referer=brief_results WorldCat 301504096]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.10}}.
 
:Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256516416&referer=brief_results WorldCat 256516416]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.11}}.<br>
 
:Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39401371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 39401371]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.12}}.<br>
 
:Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48209643&referer=brief_results WorldCat 48209643]<br>
 
:Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/254277176&referer=brief_results WorldCat 254277176]
 
:Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256517503&referer=brief_results WorldCat 356517503]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.15}}.<br>
 
:Volume 16 -- Not yet published
 
:Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43957746&referer=brief_results WorldCat 43957746]<br>
 
:Volume 18 -- Not yet published
 
:Volume 19 -- Not yet published
 
:Volume 20 -- Not yet published
 
  
*Swanton John R. ''The Indian Tribes of North America''. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #145 [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/indianlocation.htm Available online].  
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*Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs. Colorado River Reservation, Cocopah Reservation. 1961. {{WorldCat|12226525}}
*Waldman, Carl. ''Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes''. New York, New York: Facts on File, 2006. 3rd ed. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14718193?referer=list_view WorldCat 14718193]; {{FHL|1465222|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 W146e 2006}}.
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*Arizona. Cocopah Tribe Comprehensive Plan. [Phoenix, Ariz.]: Arizona Office of Economic Planning and Development, 1976. {{WorldCat|18679711}}
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*Calnimptewa, Gerald. Demographic and Socio-Cultural Characteristics, Cocopah Indian Reservation, Yuma, Arizona. [Phoenix]: The Dept, 1972. {{WorldCat|4862215}}
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*Cocopah Economic Development Program. Somerton, Ariz: Cocopah Indian Tribe], 1977. {{WorldCat|24858256}}
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*Cocopah Tribe of Arizona. Cocopah Newsletter. Somerton, Ariz: [Cocopah Indian Tribe, 1900. {{WorldCat|40199101}}
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*Cocopah Tribe. Cocopah Children's Code. Somerton, AZ: Cocopah Tribal Council, 1980. {{WorldCat|12139760}}
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*Cocopah Tribe. Cocopah Indian Tribe Law and Order Code. Somerton, Ariz: Cocopah Indian Tribe, 1968. {{WorldCat|41585668}}
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*Cocopah Tribe. Cocopah Times. Somerton, Ariz: [Cocopah Indian Tribe, 1999. {{WorldCat|41172740}}
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*Cocopah Tribe. Constitution of the Cocopah Tribe, Somerton, Arizona. S.l: s.n, 1970. {{WorldCat|21990071}}
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*De Cesare, Ruth. Music and Arts of the Cocopah Indians in Relation to Their Lower Colorado River Heritage. S.l: s.n, 1985. {{WorldCat|14369203}}
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*Interviews with Indian Elders. 1978. {{WorldCat|50504808}}
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*United States. Cocopah Lands Act: Report (to Accompany H.R. 673) (Including Cost Estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., 2007. {{WorldCat|166253185}}
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*Wilke, Philip J. Alvarez De Williams: The Cocopah People; and Alvarez De Williams: Travelers Among the Cucupá. Journal of California Anthropology, The. eScholarship, University of California, 1975. {{WorldCat|676759447}}  
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*Williams, Anita Alvarez de. The Cocopah People. Phoenix: Indian Tribal Series, 1974. {{WorldCat|1229654}}
  
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The Cocopah Tribe is primarily associated with the states of Arizona and California[1].

Population: 1776: 3,000; 1990: 550

Tribal Headquarters

Cocopah Indian Tribe
County 15th & Ave G
Somerton, AZ 85350
(928) 627-2102

Cocopah Indian Tribe

History

The Cocopah or Cocopa are Native American people who live in Baja California and Sonora, Mexico, and in Arizona in the United States. The Cocopah language belongs to the Delta-California branch of the Yuman-Cochimí family. In Spanish, the Cocopah are termed Cucapá. Their self-designation is Xawiƚƚ kwñchawaay or "Those Who Live on the River." [2]

Brief Timeline

Additional References to the History of the Tribe and/or Band

Reservations

See Cocopah Indian Reservation, Arizona (Reservation) for more information.

Records

Fort Yuma (California, Arizona, Mexico) Yuma, Cocopah Indians 1905, 19115-1929 [NOTE: 1905 includes Indians in Mexico, Arizona, and California. 1906-1914 missing. 1921 includes new allottees, births and deaths. 1922-1925 incldues new allottees. 1923-1929 includes Cocopah Indians, 1905-1922 is only Yuma Indians.] FHL 576854

Fort Yuma (California, Arizona) Yuma, Cocopa Indians 1930-1935 [NOTE: 1932-1934 includes supplemental rolls which contain additions, deductions, births, deaths. 1935 is supplemental rolls only containing additions, deductions, births and deaths.] FHL 576855

Search Ancestry.com under the keyword "Cocopah" for a list of people in the U.S. Indian Census Rolls 1885-1940. $ however free access at Family History Centers.

Important Web Sites

References

  1. Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, Federal Register, Vol. 67, No. 134, 12 July 2002 Available online
  2. Pritzker, Barry M. A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0195138771.

Bibliography

  • Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs. Colorado River Reservation, Cocopah Reservation. 1961. WorldCat 12226525
  • Arizona. Cocopah Tribe Comprehensive Plan. [Phoenix, Ariz.]: Arizona Office of Economic Planning and Development, 1976. WorldCat 18679711
  • Calnimptewa, Gerald. Demographic and Socio-Cultural Characteristics, Cocopah Indian Reservation, Yuma, Arizona. [Phoenix]: The Dept, 1972. WorldCat 4862215
  • Cocopah Economic Development Program. Somerton, Ariz: Cocopah Indian Tribe], 1977. WorldCat 24858256
  • Cocopah Tribe of Arizona. Cocopah Newsletter. Somerton, Ariz: [Cocopah Indian Tribe, 1900. WorldCat 40199101
  • Cocopah Tribe. Cocopah Children's Code. Somerton, AZ: Cocopah Tribal Council, 1980. WorldCat 12139760
  • Cocopah Tribe. Cocopah Indian Tribe Law and Order Code. Somerton, Ariz: Cocopah Indian Tribe, 1968. WorldCat 41585668
  • Cocopah Tribe. Cocopah Times. Somerton, Ariz: [Cocopah Indian Tribe, 1999. WorldCat 41172740
  • Cocopah Tribe. Constitution of the Cocopah Tribe, Somerton, Arizona. S.l: s.n, 1970. WorldCat 21990071
  • De Cesare, Ruth. Music and Arts of the Cocopah Indians in Relation to Their Lower Colorado River Heritage. S.l: s.n, 1985. WorldCat 14369203
  • Interviews with Indian Elders. 1978. WorldCat 50504808
  • United States. Cocopah Lands Act: Report (to Accompany H.R. 673) (Including Cost Estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., 2007. WorldCat 166253185
  • Wilke, Philip J. Alvarez De Williams: The Cocopah People; and Alvarez De Williams: Travelers Among the Cucupá. Journal of California Anthropology, The. eScholarship, University of California, 1975. WorldCat 676759447
  • Williams, Anita Alvarez de. The Cocopah People. Phoenix: Indian Tribal Series, 1974. WorldCat 1229654