Apache Historical Tales

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Apache Historical Tales Merge language, landscape and morality The Effect of Apache Historical Tales “The land still looks after us. We know the names of places where everything happened” “Stories make you live right” “ I forget about this country…I forget all the names and stories. I forget how to live right, forget how to be strong” Apache Place names : ‘Water flows down on top of a regular succession of flat rocks”
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Unformatted text preview: Trail extends across a long red ridge with alder trees Water flows inward underneath a cottonwood tree Big cottonwood trees stand spreading here and there The genre of Historical Tale must open and close by situating the events at a named location: It happened at Water flows inward underneath a cottonwood tree...
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