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    The Apache Indians

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    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

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    Apache Indians

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    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

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    Apache Indians

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    Apache Prisoners of War The Chiricahuas, who were once one of the most feared Native American tribes of the southwest, became prisoners of war by the United States for a period of twenty seven years. This period of time was the longest captivity a Native American tribe had ever been imprisoned. The Chiricahuas imprisonment began in 1886, when the United States Army transported four hundred Native Americans from San Carlos and Fort Apache reservations to army posts in Florida (Davis). By 1887

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    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

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    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

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    Comanche, and Lipan Apache Indians, who fished and hunted along the creeks, including present-day Barton Springs. The first documented permanent settlement of current day Austin occurred in 1835. Anglo American settlers began arriving in the area, when Texas was still part of Mexico. They founded the village of Waterloo in 1837, along the banks of the Colorado River. According to local folk tales, Stephen F. Austin, the "father of Texas", negotiated a peace treaty with the local Indians at the site of

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    GERONIMO

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    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

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    Apaches Research Project

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    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

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    Peyote and Native American Culture

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    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

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    Famous Native American Chiefs: Cochise

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    colonists of the American Revolution, but his patriotism lies with his own nation, the Apache Nation, yet it is every bit as strong and as honorable as any American’s patriotism. Cochise’s patriotism was to the Apache Nation. They lived in an area that is now partly the northe... ... middle of paper ... ...n). If that is true, then Cochise still owns the land that rightfully belongs to the Chiricahua Apaches because he died on the reservation that his brave speech won for his remaining people

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