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Apache History, Life & Values

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Apache Nation.

On the Web: Articles

Arizona Forest Fires, Apaches. Charlie LeDuff, NY Times (6/27,02).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Merrill, William L. "Cultural creativity & raiding bands in 18th-c. northern New Spain," in Taylor & Pease (eds.) Violence, Resistance & Survival (Washington, 1994), pp. 124-52.

Moorehead, Max L. "Spanish deportation of hostile Apaches: the policy & the practice," Arizona & the West 17,3 (fall 75):205-20. Transportation as slaves to Central Mexico & Caribbean.

Park, Joseph F. "The Apaches in Mexican-American relations," in O. Martínez (ed.) US-Mexico Borderlands (Wilmington DE: Scholarly Resources, 1996).

Velázquez, María del Carmen. "Los indios flecheros," Historia Mexicana 13,2 (1963):235-43.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Abdul-Jabar, Kareem & Stephen Singular. A Season on the Reservation: My Sojourn with the White Mountain Apache (NY: W. Morrow, 2000).

Ball, Eve. In the Days of Victorio: Recollections of a Warm Springs Apache (Tucson: U. of Arizona, 1970).

Barrett, S.M. (ed.) Geronimo: His Own Story (NY, 1970).

Basso, Keith H. Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape & Language among the Western Apache (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1996).

Boyer, Ruth McDonald & Narcissus Duffy Gayton. Apache Mothers & Daughters: Four Generations of a Family (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1992).

Cole, D.C. The Chiricahua Apache, 1846-1876: From War to Reservation (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1988).

Collins, Charles. An Apache Nightmare: The Battle at Cibecue Creek (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1999).

Cremony, John Carey. Life Among the Apaches [1868] (NY: Indian Head, 1991).

Faulk, Odie B. The Geronimo Campaign: Geronimo's Last Campaign, 1885-86 (London, 1969).

Forbes, Jack D. Apache, Navajo & Spaniard (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1960). Early interactions, 16th & 17th c.

Goodwin, Grenville. The Social Organization of the Western Apache (Tucson: U. of Arizona, 1969).

__________ & Neil Goodwin. The Apache Diaries: A Father-Son Journey (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 2002).

Griffen, William B. Utmost Good Faith: Patterns of Apache-Mexican Hostilities in Northern Chihuahua Border Warfare, 1821-1848 (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1989).

Gunnerson, Dolores A. The Jicarilla Apaches: A Study in Survival (DeKalb: Northern Illinois U., 1973).

Haley, James L. Apaches: A History & Cultural Portrait (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1997).

Hatfield, Shelley Bowen. Chasing Shadows: Apaches & Yaquis along the US-Mexico Border, 1876-1911 (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1998). From 1882 to 1896, US & Mexican troops allowed to cross borders in "hot pursuit" of these native peoples, seeking common objective of their extirmination.

Lister, Florence C. & Robert H. Lister. Chihuahua: Storehouse of Storms (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 1966).

Lloyd, Jane-Dale & Laura Pérez Rosales (eds.) Paisajes rebeldes: una larga noche de rebelión indígena (México: U. Iberoamericana, 1995).

Meinig, D.W. Southwest: Three Peoples in Geographical Change, 1600-1970 (NY, 1971).

Melody, Michael E. The Apaches (Bloomington: Indiana U., 1997). Historical bibliography.

Molina E., Arturo. La última danza apache (Chihuahua: Magnacolor, 1999).

Ove, Robert S. & H. Henrietta Stockel. Geronimo's Kids: A Teacher's Lessons on the Apache Reservation (College Station: Texas A&M, 1997).

Perry, Richard J. Western Apache Heritage: People of the Mountain Corridor (Austin: U. of Texas, 198?).

__________. Apache Reservation: Indigenous Peoples & the American State (Austin: U. of Texas, 1993).

Roberts, David. Once They Moved Like the Wind: Cochise, Geronimo & the Apache Wars (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1993).

Robinson, Sherry. Apache Voices: Their Stories of Survival as Told to Eve Ball (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 2000).

Simmons, Marc. Massacre on the Lordsburg Road: A Tragedy of the Apache Wars (College Station: Texas A&M, 1997).

Spicr, Edward H. Cycles of Conquest: The Impact of Spain, Mexico & the US on the Indians of the Southwest, 1553-1960 [1960] (7th ed.; Tucson: U. of Arizona, 1981).

Stockel, H. Henrietta. Survival of the Spirit: Chiricahua Apaches in Captivity (Reno: U. of Nevada, 1993).

__________. On the Bloody Road to Jesus: Christianity & the Chiricahua Apaches (Albuquerque: U. of New Mexico, 2004).

Sweeney, Edwin R. Cochise: Chiricahua Apache Chief (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1991).

__________. Mangas Coloradas: Chief of the Chiricahua Apaches (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1998).

Thrapp, Dan L. The Conquest of Apachería (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1967).

__________. Victorio & the Mimbres Apaches (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1974).

Tiller, Veronica E. Velarde. The Jicarilla Apache Tribe: A History (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 1992).

Worcester, Donald E. The Apaches: Eagles of the Southwest (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1992).

Vizcaya Canales, Isidro. La invasión de los indios bárbaros al noreste de México en los años 1840-41 (Monterrey, 1968).

In the Library: Fiction

Hall, Oakley M. Apaches: A Novel (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1986).

May, Karl Friedrich. The Oil Prince [1877] (trans. Herbert Windolf; Pullman: Washington State U., 2003).

McCall, Dan. Messenger Bird (NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993).

Molina E., Arturo. Rencor apache, sangre chiricahua (Chihuahua: Profesionales, 1991). Joaquín Terrazas & Mexico's Apache War.

Plumlee, Harry James. Shadow of the Wolf: An Apache Tale (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1997). Apache perspective on encounters with Mexicans & Anglos, 1850s-1880s.

Schlesier, Karl H. Josanie's War: A Chiricahua Apache Novel (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 1998).

In the Library: For Young Readers

Holmas, Stig. The People of the Rising Sun (Barnstaple, Devon: Spindlewood, 1996).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Dancing on the Edge" [200?], dir. Miguel Najera, 43m. Jicarilla native policemen in surprising interaction with White mercenary organization Soldiers of Fortune.

"The Missing" [2003], dir. Ron Howard, 137m. In video stores. Western set in 19th-c. New Mexico, made with Apache informants, with a more multifaceted portrayal of Apache culture than most.

"Wild Justice" [2005?]. Documentary about 20th c. Chiricahua Apache survivors of genocide, made largely by Apaches working with producer Daniel Ostroff. In production in Spring 2004.

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