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    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.


    Source nativeamericanencyclopedia.com

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