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Rez issues and Forum: Blood quatum and tradition

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 3rd, 2013

In April of 1882, a group of Western Apaches and about a dozen Mexican sheepherders were taking care of a large herd of sheep owned by George Stevens, the sheriff of Graham County. The sheriff’s wife was White Mountain Apache and the small group of Apaches were directing the herders where to take the sheep for feed and water.

Suddenly about 80 hostile Chiricahuas surrounded them and basically took them prisoners. Geronimo and Naiche were the leaders of this group of warriors just up from Mexico.

For the complete article see the 04-03-2013 issue.

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