Apache Essays

  • The Apache Indians

    1104 Words  | 3 Pages

    The Apaches, like most Native Americans, have no written history other than that written by white men. But the story of the Apaches did not begin in the American Southwest but in the northwestern corner of North America, the western Subarctic region of Alaska and Canada. The Apache Indians belong to the southern branch of the Athabascan group, whose languages constitute a large family, with speakers in Alaska, western Canada, and American Southwest. The fact that the Apaches originated in the western

  • Apache Indians

    574 Words  | 2 Pages

    Anthropology Paper Apache Indians In this paper you will read about the many ways that the Apache Indians used different ways of technology to survive in there environment. They used many different farming tools in which helped them to grow crops and gather berries. As the years went on the Apache hunters hunted with bows and arrows and as the years went on and how they trade with other tribes and people they had adopted guns. So in this reading you will be reading about different types of

  • Apaches Research Project

    2308 Words  | 5 Pages

    200 Apaches massacred, 100 more murdered, and 148 laying dead at Chihuahua Mexico, was something the Chiricahua Apache tribe, and many other tribes, lived through on a regular basis (Hoxie 1).  All of the previously mentioned, in addition to wars and being parted from their own land, were some of the consequences due to a country seeking to expand and conquer new territory, regardless of what or who they had to eliminate in order to accomplish this goal.  However, if Americans would have taken a

  • Apache Tribe Research Paper

    757 Words  | 2 Pages

    Oklahoma Apache Tribe Apache is a word that comes from the Zuni word meaning enemy and the Yuma word for “fighting men.” The Western Apache, Chiricahua, Mescalero, Jicarilla, Lipan and Kiowa are the six sub-tribes the Apache Tribe consist of. Each of the sub-tribes are from a different geographical region. There are six regional groups. It’s impossible because of their nomadic nature that there were a lot of names that were used to identify the same tribe. The Angelo theory is that the Apache Indians

  • Apache And Cherokee Indians

    626 Words  | 2 Pages

    The Apache Indians of North America prospered for years throughout Kansas, New Mexico, and Arizona. They were a religious society who believed in a “giver of life';. As any complex society today, The Apache had many inter-tribal differences, although the tribe as a whole was able to see through these conflicts. Women and the extended family played an important role in the society and also in the lives of young children. Groups of different extended families, called bands, often lived together

  • Exploring the History of Apache Native American Indians

    901 Words  | 2 Pages

    Cultural investigation Apache Native American Indian Population: Their population in the early settlement in 1878 was estimated between 1600 and 2400 and now it is estimated that it is the U.S. Census Bureau reported that 53,330 people identified themselves as Apache, up from 35,861 in 1980. Traditional family groups: The Chiricahua: their most noted leaders being Cochise, Victorio, Loco, Chato, Nahche, Bonito and Geronimo, Lipan: The Lipan are first mentioned in Spanish records in 1718 when they

  • Native Americans: The Oppression Of The Apache People

    2521 Words  | 6 Pages

    The Apache people are native Americans who have been-and are being- oppressed by the united states government. This oppression started in 1849 and has continued until today. In 1849, the Apache Wars started what would be an endless abuse by the United States government towards the Apache people. The United States wanted their citizens to move west and take over Native Americans’ land to build railroads and expand their lands as a country but when the Apaches didn’t do what they wanted they made them

  • Apache Wars: The Apache War

    1057 Words  | 3 Pages

    The Apache Wars were a series of conflicts between American Soldiers and the Apache Indians. The War lasted from 1849 up until 1924. This war was very important in United States history. There were several different “wars” between the Americans and Apache due to the fact that the United States fought many different Apache Nations. One major conflict in the Apache Wars was the Jicarilla War. This was a war between Jicarilla Apaches and the United States and took place in New Mexico. Ute Indians were

  • Importance Of Food Sharing

    1550 Words  | 4 Pages

    Section 1 Question 2 Food sharing traditionally has been a large part of indigenous societies, between the Dolgan/ Nganasan, Batek and the Western Apache food sharing has been a large part of their society. All three have similarities and differences; even our own society has a food sharing implications. The Dolgan and Nganasan food sharing process consisted of people supplying resources through kinship. Much of the sharing with meat comes from the reciprocal relationships with the animals they

  • Speaking Through Silence

    1937 Words  | 4 Pages

    in Western Apache Culture is an investigation of situations when members of a certain Apache community in the western United States assume the state of silence as a form of social interaction. In this paper, I will first note details of the society under consideration and Basso’s interests in regards to the questions he is trying to answer. I will introduce some anthropological concepts that are suitable to the discussion, followed by Basso’s observations regarding silence in the Apache community


    3216 Words  | 7 Pages

    was headquartered at Fort Huachuca, the base of operations for the campaign. The Army had permission to go to Mexico in pursuit. Captain Henry Lawton, commanding officer of "B" Troop, 4th Cavalry, was an experienced soldier who knew the ways of the Apaches. His tactics were to wear them down by constant pursuit. Stationed at the fort at that time were many men who would later become well known in the Army: Colonel W. B. Royall, commanding officer of the fort and the 4th Cavalry, who was responsible

  • Analysis Of Wisdom Sits In Places

    678 Words  | 2 Pages

    the environment and Western Apache people. The connection between the two is so strong that it's embedded in their culture and history. Keith Basso is the author of wisdom Sits in Places, expanded on this theory by divulging himself into Western Apaches life. He spent many years living with the Apache people learning their relationship with the environment, specifically focused on ‘Place names. After Basso first began to work with the Apache people, one of his Apache friends told him to ‘learn the

  • Keith H. Basso

    1676 Words  | 4 Pages

    successful in creating an interesting ethnography about the Western Apache culture by using two usually overlooked topics, geography and oral history. Geography and the location of places is usually forgotten or seen as just topography, but Basso proves that geography is more than a location. It is the forgotten history of the name of a place that makes the locality more important than it seems. While whitemen (a term frequented by the Apache to describe White European culture) has constantly renamed places

  • Peyote and Native American Culture

    1756 Words  | 4 Pages

    Peyote and Native American Culture Peyote was originally described in 1560, however it was not until the middle of the nineteenth century that botanists were able to conduct field research and correctly classify the cactus (Anderson, 1980). Field studies have concluded that there are two distinct populations of peyote which represent two species. The first and most common, Lophophora williamsii extends from southern Texas reaching south to the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi. The second and least

  • Technology and Power

    1152 Words  | 3 Pages

    frontier. To better understand the needs for communication technology in this conquest, let's first get a little history lesson on what happened. During this conquest of the West, an Apache Chief known as Geronimo led the Chiricahua Apaches in a series of revolts against the American tyranny that had seized Apache lands, herded its people into a Reservation, then abolished the Reservation to reclaim the land for white Americans.

  • Native Americans and the Whiteman's Influence

    1039 Words  | 3 Pages

    for the American Indians. For the Western Apache this problem first came to light in 1853 after the Gadsden Purchase was finalized. The Whitemen invaded the western Apache’s Arizona territory not with peace, but with demands and open hostility. Thus began a brutal thirty year war that led to Apache defeat (Basso pg. 24). The creation of reservations in 1872 was not enough for the Whitemen. They also created an assimilation program for the Western Apache because acclimating one’s self to Anglo American

  • Rites of Passage

    1190 Words  | 3 Pages

    communion rites of passage are common place. Two totally different cultures have totally different rituals and rites of passage. The Apache would most definitely have incredibly unique rituals compared to rural Maine and the catholic cultures therein. The best way to see the differences is to compare the two different cultures. Each ritual occurs in a holy place, the Apache on ritual grounds and the Confirmation rights at a specific congregation. The person who is about to participate in confirmation

  • Geronimo

    606 Words  | 2 Pages

    Geronimo was given the name Goyahkla at birth. Goyahkla, in the Apache language, means one who yawns. The name Geronimo is Spanish for Jerome, which means psycho. He most likely received this name after fighting ferociously against the Mexican army, who prayed to St. Jerome often for help. He took the name with great honor and pride. His military excellence and leadership skills have helped mold him into the greatest Apache leader in their history. Geronimo had a normal childhood for a Native

  • Stagecoach Overview

    857 Words  | 2 Pages

    when Buck informs him the Plummer brother's are in Lordsburg. The Plummer brothers killed Ringo's father and brother and Ringo has sworn to get revenge. Prior to the stagecoaches departure the group is informed by Lt. Blanchard that Geronimo and the Apaches are on a warpath. Lt. Blanchard tells the group he and his men will escort them to Dry Fork. However from there onward they will have no military protection. Moments before departure the coach is hailed down and two more passengers board Hatfield

  • The Apache and The Maya

    878 Words  | 2 Pages

    The Maya and the Apache are two prominent native tribes of the Americas. These great tribes lived in different places; while the Maya lived in the rainforests and lowlands of Central America, the Apache lived in the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. The Maya and the Apache both have a rich history and cultural heritage. However, the Maya and the Apache lived in different environments and therefore had to adapt to them They had different social structures and lifestyles, had different experiences