Thursday, August 3, 2017

Studio portrait of Maricopa woman, Yellow Feather. - Frank A Rinehart - 1899

The Maricopa or Piipaash, are a Native American tribe, who live in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and Gila River Indian Community along with the Pima, a tribe with whom the Maricopa have long held a positive relationship. The Maricopa at the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community consist mostly of Xalychidom Piipaash members and are concentrated in Lehi. The Maricopa at the Gila River Indian Community are concentrated in Maricopa Colony. The Maricopa are a River Yuman group, formerly living along the banks of the Colorado River.

1 comment:

  1. The aesthetic component of the basket and shawl added nothing to the functionality yet they took the time to include it in almost everything they created. Amazing people who preceded us here in N. America.