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Yaqui community begins celebration of Easter

The Pascua Yaqui community in Guadalupe, Arizona, is observing Easter with a unique blend of Catholic and Yaqui traditions.

The celebration started on Ash Wednesday and will continue through Easter on April 16. Visitors are welcome to observe ceremonies that depict the events leading up to Christ's death.

The Yaquis have a long association with the Catholic faith, dating back to their days in Mexico.

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Yaquis celebrating Easter with mysterious ceremonies (The Arizona Republic 3/15)

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