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  • The Apache Treaty

    estimated of more than five hundred treaties, most of which were never ratified. The Treaty of the Apache was one of them. This paper will provide information about the United States government offering rights, protection, and guarantees to Indians that were never fulfilled. This treaty was entered in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on the first day of July in 1851. It stated the following: “Articles of a treaty made and entered into at Santa Fe, New Mexico, on the first day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight…

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  • The Apache Indian Tribe

    During the 14th and 15th centuries the Apache Indian tribe was required by cultural mandate to leave as little imprint on the land as possible. The practice of leaving no trace of their occupation in an area makes it difficult for archaeologist to locate and identify archaeological sites for the Apache Indians during that time period. This makes it difficult to answer any questions about the Apache tribe during the 14th and 15th centuries. Adding to the frustration is the fact that the Apache…

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  • Arizona State Museum Analysis

    Perhaps, unlike Tohono O’odham people because of the good environment, the leaders and the clan members of Navajo tribe had been focusing on the clan atmosphere and on reinforcing their tribe. The nature allowed them to be more mobile, “The mountain homelands of the Tonto, White Mountain and San Carlos Apaches range from desert ridges to forest-covered peaks.” From February to June, after the harvesting season, men of the tribe used to go hunting and raiding to others land. In the meantime,…

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  • The Apache Tribe

    The Apache Tribe are known to be North American native people who originated from the southwestern United States and Northern Mexico. Not much is known about how the Apache came to North America however, most scholars believe that they migrated from the north and arrived in A.D. 800 or 900 to New Mexico and Arizona. They are known by many names such as Plains Apache, Prairie Apache, or The Apache Tribe of Oklahoma. Nowadays in modern Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arizona tens of thousands of Apaches…

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  • The Apaches: The Migration Of The Apache Indians

    Based on the course readings, the Apache were the predominant group in the resistance against the colonial conquest. According to Richard White, “In 1680, rejecting the imposition of Catholicism and Spanish rule, the Pueblos rose in revolt. In cooperation with some of the surrounding "Apaches" (either Navajos or actual Apaches), they destroyed the missions and killed 21 of the 33 priests. Of the 2,350 colonists, 375 died in the fighting, and the rest fled the province (WHITE, pg. 12).” The…

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  • Wisdom Sits In Places Analysis

    Basso’s ethnography focuses heavily on sense of place in the Apache community. He discusses place-names and its role in their culture; while names of locations are used for convenience to most people, the Western Apache have a unique relationship with their landscape. His first chapter is an introduction to this concept; the second and third provide a deeper look into the significance of certain locations and the stories they tell, such as the effect that the mere mention of a place-name can…

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  • Gronimo's Geronimo: A True American

    Geronimo: A True American The brave Bedonkohe Apache leader Geronimo was able to accomplish many astonishing feats before he died at the age of seventy-nine in 1909. Some of these achievements include continuing his journey of bettering the lives of his people despite his own family being murdered when he was only twenty-nine (27). Geronimo fully embodies the hard-working and no excuses attitude that many Americans strive for. Geronimo in many ways possesses the same moral code and ideas that…

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  • Anasazi Case Study

    Where did this tribe live? The Anasazi tribe lived in and near Arizona and New Mexico. They also lived in what is now Colorado and Utah. The tribe was known for the outstanding cliff pueblos they could make because in the hot, dry desert-like environment they were lived in. The climate in these areas was hot and dry. What type of clothing did they have? The Anasazi used animal and human hair to make all kinds of clothes. This tribe also made their clothes by weaving yucca fibers together…

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  • Sunrise Ceremony Essay

    marker of aging (Markstrom, 1). Puberty is a time in a young woman’s life that is encompassed by insecurity, awkwardness, judgment, and for some, pride. The Apache Tribe has a different approach to girls reaching puberty. The tribes, in Arizona and New Mexico, celebrate their members’ entrances into womanhood with a ceremony lasting several days and nights and filled with other members of the tribe singing, dancing, and praying (Yupanqui). It is believed…

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  • Apache Dance Essay

    Becoming an Apache Woman, Something Only a Girl Can Do In some cultures, an adolescent’s transition into adulthood is celebrated with an extravagant soiree, while other’s are expected to recite religious scriptures. Meanwhile for the Apaches, a native American tribe that lives in the southwestern United States, the leap into womanhood is marked by a symbolic four-day Sunrise Ceremony. The young Apache girl’s physical endurance is tested during this event, where it is believed that she will enter…

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