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They may have been connected to the Mississipian culture centered around Spiro Mound.
However, since the resort area of Palm Springs falls within their territory, they astutely took advantage of business opportunities and gained some measure of prosperity.
There was also a chief shaman, and as occasion demanded, a War Chief could be elected to conduct military affairs.
Quechan — a Hokan speaking tribe of western Arizona and eastern California, also known as the Yuma.
Their primary enemies were the Sioux.
The Ticuna are also adept at making bark cloth, a natural, paper-like fiber fabric that is often used as a canvas or paper for painted materials.