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n. pl. Mescalero or Mes·ca·le·ros
A member of an Apache tribe formerly inhabiting southern New Mexico, western Texas, and north-central Mexico, with a present-day population in southern New Mexico.
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Through the Tribal Energy Program, I assisted the Mescalero Apache Tribe and the Picuris Pueblo develop long-range energy plans.
New Mexico is home to 22 federally recognized American Indian tribes--19 distinct Pueblo, Jicarilla Apache, Mescalero Apache, and Eastern Navajo Nation--and 10.
The initial 16 members are from the Aztec, Navajo, Blackfeet, Aleut, Papago, Taos Pueblo, Cherokee, Mescalero Apache, Skokemish-Yakima, and Cheyenne nations, representing a diverse range of Native voices.
I give credit to my great-grandmother who was a full-blooded Mescalero Apache woman," Aureli said.
The groups were created equally to fight the Confederacy and to make war on the native peoples of the region, largely Mescalero Apache and Navajo/Dine.
Supreme Court's 1973 decision in Mescalero Apache Tribe v.
Huckell relates that, in 1913, they were released from prisoner of war status and about two-thirds of the group moved to the Mescalero Apache reservation in southern New Mexico.
The novel is divided into two parts and is told from the dual perspectives of investigative partners Kal Hakala, who is the BSI's best agent, and Canton Asate, a Mescalero Apache who is chosen to lead the team because of his special knowledge.
Eucharist in the Mississippi Delta, on the Navajo and Hopi and Mescalero Apache reservations.
Nothing was too menial for her: she would spot a task and do it, from cleaning the rubbish cans used as cooking vessels for the Mescalero Apache female initiation ceremony to thoughtfully appearing with a cake for a party in a few minutes' notice.
New Mexican missionary Father Albert Braun was known for his respect for Mescalero Apache traditions and was later decorated as a chaplain in both World Wars.