circa 1864: George is seated on the left, his wife, Libbie Custer, and his brother Tom Custer is pictured standing. Tom Custer also died at the Battle known as 'Custer's Last Stand', or 'The Battle of Little Big Horn'.
As a medicine man, Geronimo acted as a teacher for hereditary Chief Naiche. Naiche had three wives and 15 children. Nadeyole, was Naiche's oldest wife. Nadeyole died on 24-12-1896, while a prisoner of war at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Naiche's second wife was E-clah-heh (1859-1909) who died at Fort Sill. She was related to Geronimo, which meant that Naiche felt closely bound to Geronimo as head of his wife's kin. Her daughter was Dorothy (1876-1946).