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English: Eusebio Francisco Kino — S.J. (Society of Jesus); August 10, 1644 (Spain) — March 15, 1711 (Mexico).
- The Jesuit priest, missionary, and explorer in Spanish colonial New Spain in North America.
- He established over twenty missions and visitas—mission stations ("country chapels"), in present day Northwestern Mexico and the Southwestern United States.
- Kino is known for the Jesuit Reductions methods he used in Indian Reductions of the indigenous peoples, primarily the Sobaipuri and other Upper Pima groups in Sonora and Arizona. He cultivated effective relationships with the indigenous peoples, and attempted to limit their exploitation by secular colonials.
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