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  • Essay On Geronimo

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    Geronimo was born in June 1829 in No-Doyohn Canyon, Mexico, that today is near Clifton, Arizona into the Bedonkohe Apache tribe. Having had viewed the Geronimo video, it is apparent that he was a hero to some for being determined to be free at all costs. It is also fair to say that many of his own Apache tribe feels to this day, that he alone is the reason the Apache lost their homeland and caused so many to die. Personally, I find him to be a man who looked up to his Leaders and became a product

  • GERONIMO Essay

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    who was responsible for the logistical support of the Geronimo

  • Geronimo Essay

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    Geronimo There is so much about Geronimo that is appealing as a story. Geronimo the Man was a brilliant personal leader; strong and proud, and immensely spiritual--a hero in the real sense. As Geronimo's exploits became daily fare in the newspapers, the American government's Indian policy became the popular subject of political debate in that time period that extended even to the President. Raids, counterraids, traps and ambushes

  • Chiricahua Fort Sill Apaches.

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    There is not much in the way of ancient history concerning this people, what is known is that the Apaches are made up of four separate bands of people of which one is Chiricahua and the Chiricahua has six matrilineal bands of its own, according to Geronimo. Be-don-ko-he(Geronimo’s band), the Chi-hen-ne(Ojo Caliente), Hot Springs, White Mountain, Cho-kon-en, and Ned-ni Apaches these bands ranged in present day Arizona, New Mexico, and the northern border region of Mexico . These regions of the southwest

  • Essay on Apache Indians

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    the now famous Geronimo were reunited by 1888 (Davis). During the period of 1887-1894 the

  • The Apache : The Most Feared Native American Nations

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    even more difficult. When the American representatives began hiring Mexican nationals to work for them, the ancient animosity between the Apache and Mexicans resulted in trouble for the Americans. One such event, detailed by Angie Debo in her book, Geronimo, occurred when a Mexican teamster fatally shot an Apache warrior without provocation. Resolving the issue proved to be problematic for the Americans, as Apache law stated the man must die, but American law determined the guilty man had to be tried

  • The Chiricahua Named Chihuahu A Different Opinion Of Their New Home

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    The Chiricahua named Chihuahua has a different opinion of their new home. Comparing their new home with that of their Fort Marion home He has this to say about it “We didn’t know what misery was until they dumped us in those swamps” Once again it would seem that the U.S. Government thought they knew what was best and were willing to do little the fact that it wasn’t. After being at this new site for only two years the Chiricahua were being decimated at an alarming rate of 25% mortality. After the

  • Apaches Research Project Essay

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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

  • Importance Of Geronimo

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    Geronimo is a chief on the hunt for freedom. Chief geronimo fights for his right to keep his land,and he is a true symbol of American grit and determination in overwhelming odds.The importance of Geronimo acting against the United States is that it shows anybody can make a change. One of Geronimo's displays of rebellion is against a tribe of Mexicans who were invading some of the apache territories. Geronimo uses his smart thinking and he tried to talk to the mexican people only to be pushed aside

  • Essay on The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe

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    The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe United States history is taught in public schools from the time we are able to understand its importance. Teachings of honorable plights by our forefathers to establish this great nation are common. However, specific details of this establishment seem to slip through the cracks of our educational curriculum. Genocide by definition is the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political or cultural group. The Chiricahua Indian Tribe of