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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If all goes according to hope, park status would come to the Chiricahuas before the fast-approaching centennial celebration in August.
CORVALLIS - Allan Houser - his Chiricahua Apache surname was Haozous - died in 1994 at age 80 after creating a breathtaking collection of paintings and sculptures that range from modernist fluid abstracts to lifelike representations depicting varying aspects of Native American history and culture.
atriscutis from "Cowania sp." (Rosaceae) in the Chiricahua Mountains of Arizona is considered an incidental occurrence of adults or a misidentification of Fallugia paradoxa.
Legendary Apache chieftains, including Cochise and Geronimo, once inhabited the surrounding valley and the slopes of the Chiricahua Mountains.
Chiricahua Apache enduring power; Naiche's puberty ceremony paintings.
Of late, Vacariu says, these immigrants have been traveling up the Chiricahuas. Men, women, and children, running at night, one-gallon water jugs in hand.
"Given the natural pragmatism of the Chiricahuas, it is simple to conclude that many of these youngsters, like their ancestors on the Spanish colonial frontier, told the authorities what they wanted to hear but kept their forebears' ways close to their heart" (164).
So when we asked Tim Vanderpool to join up with experts who were looking for elegant trogans in the Chiricahua Mountains in southern Arizona-one of the few places in the United States where the species ranges-the Tucson-based writer jumped at the chance.
Cody, el solo, mataba / 120 bufalos por dia, mientras / el jefe de los chiricahuas acudia / a la procesion inaugural del presidente / Roosevelt." Other allusions are more arcane, as with Francisco Umbral's trademark follamadres in "Cansancio infatigable." Less specifically, but nevertheless permeating the entire collection, one senses Revuelta's enthusiasm for bringing puzzlingly incongruous concepts together a la Vicente Aleixandre.
This overview is essential to anyone seeking to understand the Chiricahuas' explosive entry into the nineteenth-century history of the American West and their sudden demise by 1886.