Apache

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any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico)

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Since the discovery, another dozen Apache sites have been found and documented in Chiricahua National Monument.
Photo: Lancashire Al-Che-Say (1853-1928) was a Chiricahua chief who joined the U.
Houser grew up on a farm in Oklahoma, where a small group of the freed Chiricahuas elected to stay instead of joining the Mescalero Apaches on a reservation.
With no more casualties to triage and carry to the ambulances, Christina Heupel, the Chiricahua ranger who had been with the first crew on the scene, now resumed her law-enforcement role and started the accident investigation.
palliatus were recorded in the Huachuca and Chiricahua mountains, Arizona in May 2009.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department are salvaging threatened Chiricahua leopard frogs by bringing them to Glendale Community College's (Arizona) new riparian habitat.
Coronado National Forest, Chiricahua National Monument and the Rincon district of Saguaro National Park are closed due to the Horseshoe Two fire, according to the Arizona Republic.
Geronimo was a prominent Native American leader of the Chiricahua Apache who fought against Mexico and the US for their expansion into Apache tribal lands for several decades during the Apache Wars (1851-1900).
Already having been a lawyer, army scout, Indian fighter, prospector, mail manager, Cochise's "blood brother," honorary Apache, husband to the most beautiful Chiricahua maiden, and federal Indian agent, Jeffords, in the manner of T.
Stockel, Shame and Endurance: The Untold Story of Chiricahua Apache Prisoners cf War (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2004).
Some of the ones I enjoyed the most were about Native American culture, which Kaz has studied for many years, specializing in the Chiricahua Apaches, the tribe Kaz admires the most because they were the last free Americans.
There is an emphasis on the history and development of the Navajo, with added information about Yaqui, Zuni, Tohono O'odham, Chiricahua Apache, and many more other tribes of Indians native to the area.
Combining ongoing fieldwork with significant historical research, Aplin's essay on the Fire Dance of the Fort Sill Chiricahua Warm Springs Apache demonstrates its historical and current role in retaining and forming Apache identity in Oklahoma.
It's worth getting up early to head for Chiricahua monument, which is actually a national park on the grandest of scales.