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Pimería Alta

(Encyclopedia) Pimería Alta pēmārē´ä äl´tä, region in the U.S. Southwest and N Mexico, chiefly in SW Arizona and NW Sonora. It was inhabited by the Pimas and was the scene of the missionary labors of…

Kino, Eusebio Francisco

(Encyclopedia) Kino, Eusebio Francisco āo͞osā´byō fränsēs´kō kē´nō, c.1644–1711, missionary explorer in the American Southwest, b. Segno, in the Tyrol. He was in 1669 admitted to the Jesuit order. A…