Narrations of missions and journeys of the Jesuits in 1607 in the kingdom of Mexico.
Santa Cruz. 1607. 53. Letter.
The only account pertinent to the geographic area of DRSW is entitled mission and journey to the Tepehuanes. it includes a wealth of ethnographic data- clothing, food, architecture, marriage customs (pre-hispanic), religious beliefs, agriculture, and inter-tribal relations. Also information on a monolithic idol (vuamari, a pillar topped with a likeness of a human Head.) Gives number of baptisms for 1607. Discusses severe epidemic. (R. Perez) (1977)
Cuaco de Sinaloa (Rio)
San Juan Baptista
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0256
CU-BANC. C-B 0840 no. 256
Photostat of original book (in German) is included in the folder.
Book printed in Augsburg (1611) by Chrisostomo Dabertzhofer under the title= Dreg Newe Relationes.
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