Native American News

Welcome to Native American News, by Native American Encyclopedia. Our objective is to; Honor our Elders, Inspire our Youth, Document our History & Share our Culture.

Download the Nativepedia app for your iPhone


Site Navigation

Instagram Shots

    More - Instagram

    Find me on...

    Quechan – Native Americans of the Southwest

    Quechan from xam kwatcan, “another going down” (a reference to their ancestral migration). Quechans are also known as Yuma Indians; Yuma is an O’odham word for “People of the River.”
    Location The Quechan lived in several small settlements, or rancherias, along the bottomlands of the Colorado River, near the mouth of the Gila.



    1. nativeamericannews posted this

    Loading posts...