Category Archives: Apache

The Apache

Chiricahua medicine man in wickiup with family In 1871, a document titled “Resources of Arizona Territory with a Description of the Indian Tribes; Ancient Ruins, Cochise, Apache Chief; Antonio, Pima Chief; Stage and Wagon Roads; Trade and Commerce, Etc.” was … Continue reading

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Chief American Horse, Sioux

  Chief American Horse (the younger) is one of the Indian Chiefs listed as either a visitor or a student at the Carlisle School. Chief American Horse was Oglala Lakota, born in 1840 in the Black Hills of South Dakota, … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Ancient Ruins

Casa Grande Ruins about 1902 In 1871, a document titled “Resources of Arizona Territory with a Description of the Indian Tribes; Ancient Ruins, Cochise, Apache Chief; Antonio, Pima Chief; Stage and Wagon Roads; Trade and Commerce, Etc.” was published by … Continue reading

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Antonio, Apache and/or Pima Chief

In the Carlisle School records in Pennsylvania, the Apache Chief, Antonio is listed as having visited the school.  School records don’t say when this happened. The Apache was one of the last tribes to be subdued.  They maintained Native ways … Continue reading

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Geronimo

“Geronimo!”  That’s what we yelled as kids just as we lept off the roof of the porch, or off of the hayloft into the hay.  Anything extremely brave required the “Geronimo” shout. More recently, in 2011, Geronimo was the code word for … Continue reading

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