Indeh, an Apache Odyssey

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University of Oklahoma Press, 1988 - Social Science - 334 pages
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"A fascinating account of Apache history and ethnography. All the narratives have been carefully chosen to illustrate important facets of the Apache experience. Moreover, they make very interesting reading....This is a major contribution to both Apache history and to the history of the Southwest....The book should appeal to a very wide audience. It also should be well received by the Native American community. Indeh is oral history at its best."---R. David Edmunds, Utah Historical Quarterly

  

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A fascinating study of a young Native American of Apache extraction who found himself caught up in white America's hubristic approach to “civilizing” Native Americans by forcibly separating them from ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER
7
CHAPTER
10
Geronimo
16
CHAPTER
22
Naiche
24
Chihuahua
44
Mangus
88
Kanseah and Yahnosha
105
Daklugie and Ramona
165
Geronimo
179
Book ThreeCOVETED HAVEN
194
CHAPTER
200
Percy Big Mouth
205
Natzili
212
James A Carroll
226
Kedinchin
245

Prisoners of War 1886
121
Book TwoTWENTYSEVEN YEARS AS PRISONERS OF
122
More Exiles
131
Life at Fort Marion
137
Students at Carlisle
143
Life at Carlisle
146
Mount Vernon Barracks
152
The Exiles
247
Return of the Mescalero Exiles
262
Arrival of the Chiricahua Exiles
273
Daklugie
277
Shanta Boy
298
Ramona
312
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Eve Ball held bachelors and master?s degree and an honorary doctorate from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Along-time resident of Ruidoso, on the edge of the Mescalero Apache reservation in southern New Mexico, she conducted her interviews and her research among the Apaches over three decades. Nora Henn and Lynda A. Sanchez , friends who help Ball prepare her manuscript, have since pursued Indian studies and the history of Lincoln County, New Mexico.

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