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Geronimo c. 1904
Bedonkohe Apache leader
Precedit biMangas Coloradas
Personal details
BornJuin 16, 1829
Arizpe, Sonora, Mexico [1]
Dee'd17 Februar 1909(1909-02-17) (aged 79)
Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Unitit States
Cause o daithPneumonia exacerbatit bi horse ridin accident
Restin placeApache Indian Prisoner of War Cemetery, Fort Sill
34°42′48″N 98°22′10″W / 34.713406°N 98.369356°W / 34.713406; -98.369356
Spoose(s)Alope, Ta-ayz-slath, Chee-hash-kish, Nana-tha-thtith, Zi-yeh, She-gha, Shtsha-she, Ih-tedda, and Azul
BairnsChappo, Dohn-say
Edward S. Curtis, Portrait o Geronimo, 1905

Geronimo (Mescalero-Chiricahua: [Goyaałé] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help) [kòjàːɬɛ́] "the ane wha yawns"; Juin 16, 1829 – Februar 17, 1909) wis a prominent leader an medicine man frae the Bedonkohe baund o the Chiricahua Apache tribe. Frae 1850 tae 1886 Geronimo jyned wi members o three ither Chiricahua Apache bands—the Chihenne, the Chokonen an the Nednhi—tea cairy oot numerous raids as well as resistance tae US an Mexican militar campaigns in the northren Mexico states o Chihuahua an Sonora, an in the soothwastren American territories o New Mexico an Arizona. Geronimo's raids an relatit combat actions war a pairt o the prolanged period o the Apache-Unitit States conflict, that stairtit wi American dounset in Apache launds follaein the end o the war wi Mexico in 1848.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Geronimo (1996). Barrett, S. M.; Turner, Frederick W. (eds.). Geronimo: his own story. New York: Penguin. ISBN 978-0-452-01155-7.