"The clusters of Papago huts seemed without tenant."
Luzi - Papago woman (c. 1907)
Public DomainLuzi - Papago woman (c. 1907) - Credit: Library of Congress
Carlos Rios - Papago chief (c. 1907)
Public DomainCarlos Rios - Papago chief (c. 1907) - Credit: Library of Congress

Papago (literally ‘tepary-bean eater’) was the name given by the conquistadores to the Tohono O’Oodham (meaning ‘Desert People’), an indiginous tribe who live primarily in the Sonoran Desert of southeastern Arizona and northwest Mexico.