Tohono O'odham Nation
The Tohono O'odham Nation consists of four smaller Papago Indian reservations. Tohono O'odham Reservation stretches 90 miles across the southern boundary of Arizona, the reservation actually extends into northern Mexico, too. To the north of Tohono O'odham is the smaller Gila Bend Reservation. To the east is San Xavier Reservation, near Tucson. And, east of the Gila Bend Reservation is the much smaller (20 acre) Florence Village, just west of Florence Arizona.
The location of Tonhono O'odom Nation allows easy access from Tucson and many other Southern Arizona destinations. Sells Arizona is the nation's capitol and just 15 miles to the south lies Baboquiivari Peak, legendary home of I'itoi, the Papago Creator.
Major events held:
Tohono O'odham All-Indian Rodeo & Fair (October)
The tribe is noted for pottery and basketry.
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