AMRICA'S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE. The current post-colonial division of Apache groups includes Western Apache, Chiricahua, Mescalero, Jicarilla, Lipan, and Plains…
APACHE NATION - UNIDENTIFIED
CHIRICAHUA - TSOKANENDE
MESCALERO - SEHENDE
MIMBREÑO - TCHIHENDE
WARM SPRINGS - CHIHENNE of MIMBREñOS
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𝐌𝐈𝐋𝐃𝐑𝐄𝐃 𝐈𝐌𝐎𝐂𝐇 𝐂𝐋𝐄𝐆𝐇𝐎𝐑𝐍, Mildred imoch (En-Ohn or Lay-a-Bet), traditional doll maker, teacher and leader of the Fort Sill Apache-Stam, was born as prisoner of war in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, on December 11, 1910. Her. grandfather had followed Geronimo to battle, and her grandparents and parents were incarcerated with the Chiricahua Apache in Florida, Alabama, and at Fort Sill. Her family was one of only seventy-five who chose to remain in Fort Sill rather than move to New Mexico'
Geronimos daughter Lenna, photo ca.1900. Lenna was born in 1886 in Fort Marion, St.Augustine, Fl, while her father was prisoner there. The Medical staff gave her the name Marion, after the fort, but she took back the name Lenna when returning to the South-West. Lenna Geronimo, the daughter of Geronimo and Ih-tedda, a Mescalero Apache, was the full sister of Robert Geronimo, Geronimos only living son. Lenna was Bedonkohe-Mescalero Apache
Brushing-Against and Little-Squint-Eyes, two San Carlos Apache women. The role of Native American women in their tribal societies varied from tribe to tribe and in some cases was the opposite of the European culture that the settlers brought with them. For example, in the Iroquois Confederacy (People of the Longhouse), women were chiefs of their tribes. They appointed men to political positions and fired them if they failed to fulfill their duties. When Europeans first met them, they asked to sp
Ramona Chihuahua Daklugie ((1874-1949) , daughter of Apache Chief Chihuahua, and her mother made the beaded buckskin wedding dress she wears, a beautiful example of Apache workmanship. To appease the whites, she also held a ceremony in which she wore a silk wedding dress. But the family took care to bury her in this traditional dress that had been crafted with love and respect for the old ways.
Sacheen Littlefeather (Apache), who will be remembered for her speech of defiance at the Academy Awards in 1973 when she rejected the Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando, has walked on. Her passing was announced on social media Sunday night. According to a statement posted by her caretaker, she was surrounded by loved ones in Novato, Calif. She was 75. Her passing comes two weeks after she was honored almost a half century later by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science honored her in a ce
The Jicarilla people are members of the Apache Nation, and originally resided in Colorado and New Mexico. The Jicarilla posed a strong resistance to European encroachment on their lands: They fought relocation in conflicts with the U.S. Army like the The Battle of Cieneguilla. Eventually, President Grover Cleveland signed an executive order establishing the Jicarilla Indian Reservation in New Mexico in 1887. A young Jicarilla girl. 1904. Edward Curtis/Library of Congress