the name "Arizona" is a Uto-Aztecan Indian word. It means "little spring" in the Tohono O'odham language. The O'odham are not the only native people of this region. Today, There are twenty-one federally recognized Indian tribes in Arizona
This is a good resource site for teachers who are teaching about the various Native American tribes. It provides the names of the tribes that lived in the various regions of the United States. It also tells the languages, enemies, and the interesting historical facts that that are known about their interactions with the European settlers.
Map of Native American tribes and their locations prior to contact. Compiled by Aaron Carapella (Cherokee). Really a good resource to show the diversity and the devastation which resulted following European arrival on our shores.