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World’s First Wireless Phone?

December 16, 2009 |  2:00 am


Texting is next! 

Dec. 16, 1909, Hopi

Dec. 16, 1909:  The Times reports that disagreement over education and missionaries has been resolved on the Hopi Reservation in Arizona. “The ruling faction at Oraibi is well content to be included in the progress of the white man and the hostile element was compelled to leave the pueblo. Accordingly, the outlawed ones have established a new village, which they call Bakavi, on the same mesa with the village of Hotavela [Hotevilla], a settlement founded three years ago by a similar seceding element cast out because of dissention.”