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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Chiricahua Apache Women and Children: Sakekeepers of the Heritage.
Red-tailed hawks eat rattlesnakes, as might cougars, coyotes and coatimundis, all at home in the Chiricahuas.
Cochise is nonetheless portrayed as a remarkable leader of unusual ability and influence who played a significant role in Chiricahua history between 1830 and 1874.
He had ample opportunity to establish acquaintance with the little community of Native farmers and village dwellers, but by his own recollection only a handful of Chiricahuas befriended him and fewer still entered his home.
The Chiricahuas were pursued by the armies of two countries-Mexico and the United States - for several decades and the final surrender of Geronimo and the Chiricahuas closed the last chapter on the U.
The City of Willcox, which markets itself as the "Gateway to the Chiricahuas," is the closest city to the national monument.
Los chiricahuas y los vecinos de Sonora desarrollaron una mutua hostilidad, fundada en masacres atribuidas a traiciones o ataques por sorpresa.
In the wide open spaces of southeastern Arizona you can see for miles under endless blue skies, but a team of archeology students from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, is looking for the story beneath their feet at the Chiricahua and Ft.
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.
Walking the trails, complete with interpretive waysides and a cemetery, visitors get a sense of the isolation that people must have felt living here--the Chiricahua Apache Indians, the settlers, and the soldiers who eventually secured this mountain pass.
The ruins of Fort Bowie unleash the final chapter of the story, as for more than 30 years the camp was a focal point for US military operations, culminating in the surrender of Geronimo in 1886 and the banishment of the Chiricahuas to Florida and Alabama.