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Online resources about the Papago Tribe

Woman Spirit - Maria Chona - Papago
Author: White, Julia
Type: authorbio
Description: Short biography of Maria Chona, the Papago woman who was one of the first Southwestern Native American women to write her own autobiography. Her autobiography, The Autobiography of a Papago Woman was transcribed by the ethnographer Ruth Underhill and published in 1936, the year of Chona's death.

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