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    Apache Culture

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    The Cibecue Apache community of speakers is a group of Western Apaches who live in a relatively isolated area of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona. Although the modern Anglo-American world has increasingly encroached on the small settlement, much of the ancestral Apache culture, traditions, and beliefs remain a tangible part of daily life in Cibecue. Indeed, as Basso (1979) states, “most Western Apaches remain on the fringe of national American society, maintaining there with full awareness and quiet satisfaction a cultural system and a sense of tribal identity that are distinctively and resiliently their own” (p. 26). Evidence of the Cibecue Apaches’ tribal identity is apparent in their unwavering adherence to speaking the Western…

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    Essay On Cherokee Indians

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    The Apache Indians are from the Apache Native American tribe. Originally, they lived in the Gran Apacheria, a territory that spread from western Arizona to eastern Texas and from southern Colorado to southern Mexico. The Apache tribe were one of the Native tribes in southern-western U.S. that came in contact with the first settlers. Today, over fifty thousand Apache Indians live in reservations in Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. The term “apache” came from the spanish, which means “enemy”.…

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    Essay On Apache

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    Not all Native Americans are the same. Each and every one is unique in some way. The Apache was like any other tribe that you have learned about, they had their own traditions that they followed by. Apache is pronounced "UH-PAH-CHEE" and it means enemy in the language of their neighbors Zuni. In the Apache language it means the people and pronounced NDE or NDEE. Most of the apaches resided from the southwest desserts which is most likely around Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas area (bordering…

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    The Apache Treaty

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    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…

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    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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    Our country has a history of fighting wars, creating conflicts, and devastating relations once held throughout the world. We learn about these events because they have played and continue playing important roles in society; but what about the events that the United States has been involved with, that may not have been important to the world, but was important to a certain race of people who ultimately got their freedom taken away from them. The race we never largely learned about in school, and…

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    extinction of many tribes and their cultures. Some, however, were lucky enough to survive and continue their legacy. One such tribe was the Apache. Their name is believed to come from a Zuni word meaning enemy, and to the white men they were the enemy. “Although few in number… their reputation as tenacious defenders of their harsh and pitiless land was already well established,” (“Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee, 11, Dee Brown). After many trials…

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    Anasazi Case Study

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    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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    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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    The Apache Indian Tribe

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    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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