The Ópatas: In Search of a Sonoran People

@inproceedings{Yetman2010TheI,
  title={The {\'O}patas: In Search of a Sonoran People},
  author={David A. Yetman},
  year={2010}
}
In 1600 they were the largest, most technologically advanced indigenous group in northwest Mexico, but today, though their descendants presumably live on in Sonora, almost no one claims descent from the Opatas. The Opatas seem to have disappeared as an ethnic group, their languages forgotten except for the names of the towns, plants, and geography of the Opateria, where they lived. Why did the Opatas disappear from the historical record while their neighbors survived? David Yetman, a leading… 

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