Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians

Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians

by Veronica E. Verlade Tiller


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Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians by Veronica E. Verlade Tiller

Written for high school students and general readers alike, this insightful treatment links the storied past of various Apache tribes with their life in contemporary times.

• Takes an in-depth look at the Apache language today

• Discusses modern-day Apache artists, writers, musicians, and tribal leaders

• Contains an assortment of historical and modern photographs as well as charts and illustrations

• Provides a chronology of major historical events

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313364525
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/16/2010
Series: Culture and Customs of Native Peoples in America Series
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Veronica E. Velarde Tiller is a Jicarilla Apache writer of Native American history and CEO for Tiller Research, Inc. in Albuquerque, NM.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword ix

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xv

Chronology xvii

1 Introduction to the Apache Tribes 1

2 Apache Religion and Worldviews 19

3 Language, Art, Music, Dance, and Traditional Dress 41

4 Modern Lifestyle, Housing, Employment, and Education 67

5 Social Customs, Gender Roles, Marriage, Children, and Cuisine 93

6 Tribal Governments and Economies 119

7 Contemporary Issues 139

Selected Bibliography 161

Index 167

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