By William R. Sanford
When the territories of recent Mexico and Arizona turned a part of the U.S., settlers chanced on themselves in the course of a bloody warfare among the Apaches and the Mexicans. while the Apaches started to raid American settlements, the U.S. govt determined the Apaches needs to be restrained to reservations. Geronimo and different Apaches persisted to struggle for his or her land and lifestyle during this inspiring biography.
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All his life, he had faith in his power. He would receive many wounds. None were fatal. A year later, in 1859, the Apaches were ready to strike back. Geronimo talked to three bands. Each agreed to go on the warpath. Mangas Coloradas (Red Sleeves) would lead the Bedonkohe. Others would follow Cochise and Juh. The warriors applied war paint to their faces. War bands held back their hair. They blackened their knives with soot. The warriors traveled with light loads. Each wore moccasins and a cloth that doubled as a blanket.
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The others were free to live anywhere on the reservation. After a few months, a new agent set the leaders free. Life was bad at San Carlos. The Apaches had poor housing, no food, and not enough clothing. Many died from smallpox and malaria. In September, over 300 fled. On April 4, 1878, Geronimo followed. It was his first of many breakouts. chapter 7 Living on the Run Image Credit: Library of Congress When Geronimo was taken prisoner, his family went with him to San Carlos. In this photograph, Geronimo is mounted on horse on the left.
Apache Chief Geronimo by William R. Sanford