Geronimo: his own story

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Geronimo is a name and expression that we all know, yet likely it is separated from the person who embodied its life. Close to the end of his life, during the years he was retained as a prison-of-war ... Read full review

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Rare insight into the thoughts and experiences of this well known figure. The book flows in an easy reading style, and can be appreciated by both the novice and those with a greater interest in this ... Read full review


Origin of the Apache Indians
Coming of the White Men

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Geronimo (1829 1909) was a leader and medicine man of the Chiricahua Apache tribe. He fought against both the United States and Mexico as they encroached into his tribal lands, known famously as the Apache Wars. He eventually surrendered to the U.S. army and was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where he was kept as a prisoner of war until his death.

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