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Easter in a Yaqui Village in Arizona
Easter ceremonies of the Yaqui Tribe have been a part of Arizona history for decades. 
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The altar of the San Ignacio church on Easter Sunday morning.

(Paul Ross)

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A cross made of paper flowers adorns the ramada where ceremonial dancing goes on all night.

(Paul Ross)

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A flute and drum maker demonstrates his instruments.

(Paul Ross)

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Crucifixes on the altar of the San Ignacio church.

(Paul Ross)

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San Ignacio church decorated with flowers for Holy Week.

 

(Paul Ross)

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Traditional Yaqui sandals on a carpet of confetti.

(Paul Ross)

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The plaza entrance in Old Pascua village.

(Paul Ross)

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A woman displays her clay figures that depict the daily life of the Yaquis.

(Paul Ross)

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A cross in the streets of Old Pascua village.

(Paul Ross)

Easter in a Yaqui Village in Arizona

Easter ceremonies of the Yaqui Tribe have been a part of Arizona history for decades. 

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