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Geronimo's Story of His Life - With Original Photos - cover

Geronimo's Story of His Life - With Original Photos


Publisher: Madison & Adams Press

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Geronimo was a prominent leader and medicine man from the Bedonkohe band of the Chiricahua Apache tribe. From 1850 to 1886 Geronimo joined with members of three other Chiricahua Apache bands—the Tchihende, the Tsokanende and the Nednhi—to carry out numerous raids as well as resistance to US and Mexican military campaigns in the northern Mexico states of Chihuahua and Sonora, and in the southwestern American territories of New Mexico and Arizona. Geronimo's raids and related combat actions were a part of the prolonged period of the Apache–United States conflict, which started with American settlement in Apache lands following the end of the war with Mexico in 1848.
The Apaches
 Origin of the Apache Indians
Subdivisions of the Apache Tribe    
Early Life    
Tribal Amusements, Manners, and Customs      
The Family    
The Mexicans
Fighting under Difficulties    
Raids that were Successful    
Varying Fortunes    
Other Raids    
Heavy Fighting    
Geronimo's Mightiest Battle    
The White Men
Coming of the White Men    
Greatest of Wrongs    
In Prison and on the Warpath    
The Final Struggle    
Surrender of Geronimo    
A Prisoner of War    
The Old and the New
Unwritten Laws of the Apaches    
At the World's Fair    
Hopes for the Future
Available since: 04/17/2018.
Print length: 118 pages.

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