Definition of Havasupai
1. Noun. A member of a North American Indian people of Cataract Canyon in Arizona.
2. Noun. The Yuman language spoken by the Havasupai.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Havasupai
Literary usage of Havasupai
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of Arizona by Thomas Edwin Farish (1918)
"Havasupai ("blue or green water people"). A small isolated tribe of the Yuman stock (the nucleus of which is believed to have descended from the ..."
2. In & Around the Grand Canyon: The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in Arizona by George Wharton James (1908)
"... CHAPTER XXVII THE Havasupai INDIANS AND THEIR CANYON HOME OF no tribe of ... This has led some writers to confuse the names Havasupai and Coconino ..."
3. American Indian Life by Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons (1922)
"Havasupai Days I LANSO is a hedonist of seven. Day dawns late down in Cataract Canyon, ... It is lighter when Lanso turns back: all the Havasupai are astir. ..."
4. Westward Hoboes by Winifred Hawkridge Dixon (1921)
"CHAPTER XVI THE GRAND CANYON AND THE Havasupai CANYON A GLITTERING day, cool and sweet. ... Havasupai ..."
5. Our American Wonderlands by George Wharton James (1915)
"... grand, strange, and picturesque as that of the Havasupai Indians in the Cataract Canyon. Several travelers and explorers have described this aboriginal ..."
6. Indian Basketry by George Wharton James (1902)
"Havasupai BOILING BASKET. FIGS. 219, 220, 221. MANUFACTURE OF SPIRALLY COILED WEAVES. ing band goes from the one on the left around the head to the one on ..."
7. The Grand Canyon of Arizona: How to See it by George Wharton James (1910)
"This is where the Havasupai Indians live. First White Visitor. The first white man to visit the Havasu, as far as we know, was Padre Francisco Garces, ..."
8. The Romance of the Colorado River: The Story of Its Discovery in 1540, with by Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1902)
"... CHAPTER VII Lieutenant Ives Explores to Fortification Rock—By Trail to Diamond Havasupai Canyon, and the Moki Towns—Macomb Fails in an Attempt to Reach ..."