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n. pl. Chiricahua or Chir·i·ca·huas
A member of a formerly nomadic Apache tribe inhabiting southern New Mexico, southeast Arizona, and northern Mexico, with present-day populations in Oklahoma and New Mexico.
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By ignoring this agreement and denying our tribe the right to conduct gaming on its only reservation, the NIGC has once again broken a promise made by the United States to the Chiricahua Apaches," said Jeff Haozous, Fort Sill Apache Tribal Chairman.
In the wide open spaces of southeastern Arizona you can see for miles under endless blue skies, but a team of archeology students from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, is looking for the story beneath their feet at the Chiricahua and Ft.
Frank Randall of the charismatic leader Chato (1860-1934) a Chiricahua, or Warm Springs Apache, who fought under Geronimo.
One of the major attractions was the presence of notorious Chiricahua Apache chief, Geronimo.
95) focuses on the Chiricahua Apache, lead by Geronimo and others, and looks to prove a military history of the Apaches free of the usual embellishments and myths.
herberti from East Turkey Creek, Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona, and acclimated them to tanks in the laboratory at the Southwestern Research Station, Portal, Arizona.
Prival said his long-term monitoring of snakes in the Chiricahua Mountains has provided some clues, however.
of Arizona) considers why so much fighting occurred between the US and various Indian tribes during the century following George Washington's presidency, and examines eight wars between the 1780s and 1877--the Ohio Valley War, the Red Stick War, the Arikara War, the Black Hawk War, the Minnesota Sioux War, the Cheyenne and Arapaho War, the Chiricahua Apache War, and the Nez Perce War--and the causes of each conflict (especially US expansion), the Native situation, events that created open warfare, and their similarities and differences.
GERONIMO'S SKULL Geronimo was a prominent Native American leader of the Chiricahua Apache who fought against Mexico and the United States during their expansion into tribal lands for several decades during the Apache Wars.
CORVALLIS - Allan Houser - his Chiricahua Apache surname was Haozous - died in 1994 at age 80 after creating a breathtaking collection of paintings and sculptures that range from modernist fluid abstracts to lifelike representations depicting varying aspects of Native American history and culture.
Miles ordered Lieutenant Charles Gatewood not to go near the hostile Chiricahua Apaches with fewer than 25 soldiers, Gatewood disobeyed, later recalling: "Hell, I couldn't get anywhere near Geronimo with twenty-five soldiers.
Heupel, a law-enforcement ranger from Chiricahua National Monument in southeastern Arizona, stepped into the chaos, looking for the worst cases.