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May 15, 2014 - Fort Apache

Fort Apache and the Apache Scouts...

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Mar 26, 2014 - Kinishba Ruins

Today we visited the Kinishba Ruins. Located approximately four miles west of Fort Apache, the Kinishba Ruins National Historic Landmark is a satellite resource of the Fort Apache Historic Park. Occupied by Zuni and Hopi ancestors until about 1400AD, the village was excavated and partly reconstructed in the 1930s by archaeologist Byron Cummings. In 1993 the site was placed on Congress’s “Priority 1” list of threatened National Historic Landmarks. Stabilization work supported by grants from the Arizona Heritage Fund (administered by Arizona...

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Mar 24, 2014 - Fort Apache Cemetery

Today we visited a unique cemetery, Fort Apache historic cemetery. We saw graves of the brave Indian Scouts who died at the battle of Cibicu in the Arizona territory on August 30, 1881. Many of the graves were unmarked. The cemetery is still in use today by members of the White Mountain Apache Tribe. It was a very interesting walk back in history. Check back later for more from Arizona.

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Mar 23, 2014 - Fort Apache

We visited the Nohwike’ Bágowa, the White Mountain Apache Cultural Center and Museum today. We were not allowed to take pictures inside the museum. We watched a wonderful video inside a teepee and listened to a story by a Indian Elder, he told us about the history of the Apache Indians in the area. I am pasting the information below: Located in the Fort Apache Historic Park, Nohwike’ Bágowa (House of Our Footprints) is the place to experience Apache history and culture. Housed in a modern facility constructed to reflect a gowa, our...

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