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Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands by Brenden W. Rensink, Texas A&M Press, 2018

Chapter 7, Note 78 (pages 161 and 258)

In Tucson, the chamber of commerce appointed a special committee, led by Muriel Thayer Painter, to aid Yaquis in publicizing and holding the festivities.  Previous economic ventures had temporarily flourished in Phoenix that were based on the annual dance held at Guadalupe. (p. 161)

Chapter 7, Note 78 . . . or sources and discussion of the monetization of Yaqui culture in Phoenix in 1916. (p. 258)

In Phoenix Yaqui dances were monetized by white entrepeneurs in at least one occasion.


  • “‘The Yaqui’ at the Columbia,” and Columbia Theatre and Dance Lesson advertisement, Arizona Republican, May 1, 1916, 10
  • “Preparing for ‘The Yaqui’” and “Yaqui and Yaqui Dancers, Columbia,” Arizona Republican, May 2, 1916, 10.