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Unformatted text preview: 11/2/2009 1 Culture of the Apache Ling 155AC; Friday, Oct 30 Apache (RAR) Apache (RAR) West decides on treachery to subdue the Apache. [Carleton]s men capture the war chief Mangas Coloradas (Cochises father-in-law) and has him killed. By 1863 Carleton and Carson have forced the Mescalero Apaches onto the Bosque Redondo reservation. This is the same place that the Navajos were sent. But the Chiricahuas are still at large. Apache (RAR) Apache (RAR) In 1871, suspicious Anglos, Mexicans, and Papagos (=Tohono Oodham) raid an Apache camp. President Grant is outraged and sends General Oliver Howard to establish a reservation. By 1872 a series of agencies is set up. Thomas Jefferds, a frontiersman trusted by the Chiricahua Apaches, is made the Indian agent. Apaches come in by 1873. Apache (RAR) Apache (RAR) Reservation life is a trial for the Chiricahua Apaches and resistance arises under Victorio (Mangas Coloradas successor) and Geronimo in 1877. The Apaches raid on both sides of the Mexican border. Both Mexican and American armies pursue them. The Apaches were sent as prisoners of war to be interned in Florida. In 1894 they were transferred to Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. This continued off and on until 1886, when the Apache leaders surrendered to a unit of the 7th Cavalry which included Col. Nelson Miles....
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2009 for the course LING 155AC taught by Professor Rhodes during the Fall '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '09