Chiricahua


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Chiricahua:

see ApacheApache
, Native North Americans of the Southwest composed of six culturally related groups. They speak a language that has various dialects and belongs to the Athabascan branch of the Nadene linguistic stock (see Native American languages), and their ancestors entered the area
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This may be a rare chance to document how the Chiricahua Apaches lived.
Cochise died two years after signing the 1872 treaty; after his death, the government breached the agreement when the BIA decided to consolidate the Chokonen with other Chiricahua groups in New Mexico.
SHOWDOWN: An actor keeps Old West alive MONUMENTAL: Impressive rocks in Chiricahua WILD TIME: Service with a smile at a saloon in Tombstone WAGONS ROLL: Tombstone trades on its colourful past UNSPOILT: Ian enjoys the trails
Then you can head off into the country again, past signs to places with evocative names such as Jesse James Canyon, to dream of Geronimo and Co in the "land of the standing up rocks" - the Chiricahua National Monument.
SALVATION THROUGH SLAVERY: CHIRICAHUA APACHES AND PRIESTS ON THE SPANISH COLONIAL FRONTIER
An Apache life way: the economic, social, & religious institutions of the Chiricahua Indians.
Legendary Apache chieftains, including Cochise and Geronimo, once inhabited the surrounding valley and the slopes of the Chiricahua Mountains.
Some, such as the Chiricahua leopard frog (Lithobates chiricahuensis), are on the U.
Among these species are the masked bobwhite (Colinus virginianus ridgwayi), cactus ferruginous pygmy-owl (Glaucidium brasilianum cactorum), Sonoran pronghorn (Antilocapra americana sonoriensis), Mexican and narrow-headed gartersnakes (Thamnophis eques and T rufipunctatus), Gila topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis), Tarahumara frog (Lithobates tarahumarae), lowland leopard frog (Lithobates yavapaiensis), and Chiricahua leopard frog.
Instead, what did we get: Rock Hudson as a square-jawed Chiricahua warrior.
He developed his fascination with birds while growing up in Buffalo, New York, and one of his favorite ecosystems is southeastern Arizona near the Chiricahua mountains.