PWNA Has Been Serving Native Americans For Nearly 25 Years
The federal government recognized the Yaqui as a tribe in 1978, even though the state of Arizona resisted. Arizona contended that these poverty-stricken people should be shipped back to Mexico.
The Yaqui culture is rooted in Mexico. The majority of Yaqui in the United States today descend from those who came to this country in 1884, fleeing persecution and abandoning rich agricultural lands in Mexico.