Chiricahua

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Chiricahua:

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, 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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The Chiricahua Apaches were very mobile and it is rare to find any evidence of their temporary camps.
In 1886, General Nelson Miles decided the only way to secure peace was to remove all Chiricahua Apaches from Arizona, and the government transferred 382 Indians from San Carlos to Fort Marion, Florida.
On the Bloody Road to Jesus: Christianity and the Chiricahua Apaches.
In 1885, the regiment was no longer required on the Texas frontier; it was ordered to Arizona to contend with Geronimo and his Chiricahua Apache.
Bernard John Dowling Irwin led his troops to victory over hostile Chiricahua Apache Indians.
Born in Arizona, Geronimo was a Chiricahua Apache who accompanied Cochise on forays against the U.
Of particular interest is Wilkins's inclusion of an oral history-based representation of the Iroquois Great Law of Peace, Laws from Praying Town Indians, a document describing the international Okmulgee Council, which organized relations between the eastern and western groups of Oklahoma indigenous nations, the Constitution of the State of Sequoyah, which was proposed initially before Oklahoma became a state, the "unwritten" laws of the Chiricahua Apache, and the Makah Constitutional Discussion.
Making Peace with Conchise: The 1872 Journal of Captain Joseph Alton Sladen" is a transcript of the Captain's journal of their efforts to make peace with the chief of the Chiricahua Apache chief known as Conchise.
The skull of the legendary Chiricahua Apache chief Geronimo may languish in a display case at Yale University.
And its presence hastened what may have been an inevitable conflict, as the peoples of two nations - Americans and the Chiricahua Apache - converged here to take advantage of the life-sustaining resource.
Apache Mothers and Daughters, by anthropologist Ruth McDonald Boyer and Narcissus Duffy Gayton is, superficially, a collective biography of four succeeding generations of Chiricahua Apache women, from the great-grandmother, Dilthcleyhen, to her living great-grandaughter, Narcissus Duffy Gayton.