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The owners of the homes are primarily well-off residents of Hermosillo (the state capital, about 65 miles away) and American and Canadian tourists who spend part of the winter there. It is the closest beach to Hermosillo and serves as a weekend getaway location for young people as well as older city residents who can afford its prices. The easy access to Bahía de Kino serves to connect residents of Socaaix with the outside world. From Bahía de Kino it is a short drive to the growing commercial town of Miguel Alemán (previously known as Calle Doce), which serves the local agricultural interests, and the state capital of Hermosillo.

42 1: Introduction not usually refer to it in terms of ownership,39 although they certainly feel a strong sense of belonging there and few leave for any length of time for any reason. Almost all of them also speak Seri as their first language if they have Seri parents. In fact, the combination of efforts by the Mexican government (in the areas of health, education, and economic development), the Christian church to which many Seri people belong (which has reduced alcoholism, substance abuse, and personal conflicts),40 and Mexican and foreign scientists (who have shown interest in the Seri language, culture and history), has helped this group to enter the twenty-first century far stronger than it entered the twentieth.

2 Coordinated DP ........................................................................................................ 3 Coordinated NP modifier in (40) ............................................................................. 4 Adversative coordination with xo ........................................................................... 1 Maximal syllable template ....................................................................................... 968 35 1. 1 The Seri people live on the mainland coast of the Gulf of California in northwestern Sonora, primarily in two towns that evolved from fishing camps during the middle of the twentieth century: Haxöl Iihom (known as El Desemboque in Spanish, and not to be confused with another town of the same name a bit farther up the coast),2 and Socaaix (known as Punta Chueca by most outsiders).

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