Apache tribes were known as fierce warriors and knowledgeable strategists. The Apache tribes are Native American Indians who inhabited the areas now known as Arizona and northwestern sections of Mexico. The Apache were known for being powerful, brave, and aggressive.
Today most of the Apache live on five reservations: three in Arizona (the Fort Apache, the San Carlos Apache, and the Tonto Apache Reservations); and two in New Mexico (the Mescalero and the Jicarilla Apache ). The White Mountain Apache live on the Fort Apache Reservation.
Tribes Alabama Quassarte Tribal Town. Absentee Shawnee Tribe. Caddo Nation. Cherokee Nation. Cheyenne & Arapaho. Chickasaw Nation. Choctaw Nation. Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
To apply for membership to this tribe, you must meet the following requirements: Send a written “letter of intent” to be a member of this tribe. Provide genealogical history linking yourself (or your dependent) to a documented “Lipan Apache.”
A: In Eastern Apache, the word for hello is Da’anzho (pronounced dah-ahn-zho). In Western Apache, it is Dagotee (pronounced dah-goh-tay.) Some Western Apache people also use the word Ya’ateh, (pronounced yah-ah-tay), which comes from Navajo, or Aho (pronounced ah-hoh), which is a friendly intertribal greeting.
Quahadis were the hardest, fiercest, least yielding component of a tribe that had long had the reputation as the most violent and warlike on the continent; if they ran low on water, they were known to drink the contents of a dead horse’s stomach, something even the toughest Texas Ranger would not do.
“Varlebena. It means forever. That’s all they say.”
Language: Apache is an Athabaskan (Na-Dene) language of the American Southwest, particularly Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.
The Apache ate a wide variety of food, but their main staple was corn, also called maize, and meat from the buffalo. They also gathered food such as berries and acorns. Another traditional food was roasted agave, which was roasted for many days in a pit. Some Apaches hunted other animals like deer and rabbits.
The Chickasaw are the richest and most politically connected of the Five, whose numbers include the Cherokee, Choctaw, Seminole, and Muscogee Creek. All came to Oklahoma in the early 19th Century after being forcibly removed from the Southeast to make room for white expansion.
This is a list of federally recognized Native American Tribes in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Oklahoma has the third largest numbers of tribes, behind Alaska and California. List of Native American tribes in Oklahoma.
|Official Tribe Name||Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma|
|People(s)||Choctaw, Choctaw freedmen|
|In-State Pop. (2010)||84,670|
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Five Civilized Tribes ( Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole) Beginning in the 1820’s, the U.S. Government began moving all tribes east of the Mississippi River to the Indian Territory in western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma.
Today, the Shakopee Mdewakanton are believed to be the richest tribe in American history as measured by individual personal wealth: Each adult, according to court records and confirmed by one tribal member, receives a monthly payment of around $84,000, or $1.08 million a year.
To become a tribe member you need to prove your connection to it. That means going back through history to find evidence of your heritage. Family tribal records are often the best way to do this. From birth certificates, marriage and death certificates, old school records…
Most tribes require a specific percentage of Native “blood,” called blood quantum, in addition to being able to document which tribal member you descend from. Some tribes require as much as 25% Native heritage, and most require at least 1/16th Native heritage, which is one great-great grandparent.