Geronimo (June 16, 1829 – February 17, 1909) was a prominent leader of the Bedonkohe Apache who fought against Mexico and the United States for their expansion into Apache tribal lands for several decades during the Apache Wars. "Geronimo" was the name given to him during a battle with Mexican soldiers. His Chiricahua name is often rendered as Goyathlay or Goyahkla in English.
Geronimo’s Daughter Lenna~~Beautiful daughter of Geronimo c.1900. - Lena Geronimo was born in 1886 in Fort Marion, St. Augustine, FL, while her father was a prisoner there. The medical staff gave her the name Marion, after the fort, but she took the name Lenna upon returning to the Southwest. Lenna Geronimo, the daughter of Geronimo and wife Ih-tedda, a Mescalero Apache, was the full sister of Robert Geronimo, Geronimo's only living son. Lenna was Bedonkohe-Mescalero.
"I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love." Chief Red Cloud
Geronimo. In February 1909, Geronimo was thrown from his horse while riding home, lay in the cold all night before a friend found him. He died of pneumonia on 2/17/1909, as a prisoner of the U.S. at Fort Sill, OK. His last words were reported to be said to his nephew, "I should have never surrendered. I should have fought until I was the last man alive." He was buried at Fort Sill, OK in the Apache Indian Prisoner of War Cemetery.
Indian Brave. La corriente alcista, defendida fundamentalmente por algunos estudiosos estadounidenses. Estima la población americana previa a la llegada de Cristóbal Colón en 100 millones o más. Algunas de las estimaciones de esta postura alcista consideran que la población de la América precolombina ascendía a 100 millones como defiende Woodrow Borah (1964) o de 90 a 110 como estima Henry F. Dobbyns (1966) ( es.wikipedia.org)
Here for your consideration is an old picture of Crows Heart, an Indian Brave. It was created in 1908 by Edward S. Curtis. The photograph presents the Indian in a half-length portrait, facing left. He is wearing a buckskin shirt, and has two eagle feathers in his hair. He has necklaces around his neck, One of the Neclaces is made of Bear Claws.
A great portrait of Chief Iron Tail who was one of the most famous Native Americans of his day and a popular subject for professional photographers who circulated his image across the continents. Photograph c.1900.