"APACHE"

"Long Long Ago"........................"Coyote............... Opened A Bag Of Darkness"..................................................
"And This Bag Of Darkness ...............................Then Spread........................................ All Over The World"........

"Those Creatures Of The Night?".........................................................."They Loved It"

"But The Birds..................................And The Little Animals?"
"They Longed For The Day"

"So....The Little Animals................ Played A Game.................."To Win Back The Light"
"Finally......They Had Won"
"But There Still Remained....................... One Last.............................. "Night Monster"

"After The Game Was Over"
"The First Woman".............."A White Painted Woman"
"Gave Birth To................... A Son"

"She Hid Her Son.............. From The Night Monster"
"And When... This Boy Had Grown Up To Man Hood?"
"He Faced The Night Monster"
"And With His One Lone Arrow............................................"He Killed It"

"All Chiricahuas...........Are Named.... After This First Young Man"
"Who Killed The............... "Night Monster"

"For His Name Was..........,................................"Apache"

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"Contrary... To What The History Books.... Sometimes Tell Us"

"Geronimo Was Not A Chief"


"He Was Too Bent On Vengeance"

"And Would Never Be Able To Make Sound Decisions"


"Of Course...None Of Us... Would Be Able To Make Sound Decisions"

"After Coming Home To Find.......................That.............. The US Army"

"Had Just Killed Your Mother...................Your Wife"

"And Your Three Children"............................detective
"The Cheif..... At The Time............ Was............."Cochise"

"One Time"

"When Geronimo....And Most Of The Men............. Were Away From The Village"


"Geronimo Received... A Premonition ...From His Ancestors"

"Telling Him....That The village..... Was In Danger"


"He Told The Ones With Him This"

"And They All....At Full Gallop"

"Raced Back To The Village..........To Find"


"Their Village....Fully Occupied..... By U S Soldiers"


("Geronimo Had Something")


("That Most People Didnt Have").................................detective
"The One...And Only"........................"Geronimo"

"Hell Bent On Revenge For The Killing Of His Entire Family"

"Geronimo Asked The Chief...Cochise"

"For Permission To Seek Revenge"............."It Was Granted"


"One Day ...Geronimo Led A Raiding Party".................."It Took Them To A Ranch"

"Geronimo Asked The Owner................ If The Owner.......... Would Butcher A Few Of His Sheep...So

Geronimo... And His Men........... Could Eat"....................................."The Owner Agreed"


"The Owner... And His Wife And Children..... And Geronimos Men.... All Ate Together"

"After Eating...And Before Geronimos Men Could React"

"Geronimo Stabbed To Death... The Man...His Wife...And 2 Children"

"Then...He Started After A Family Of Apaches.... Who Lived Upon The Owners Land"

"Hell Bent On Killing Them Also"


"It Took All Of Geronimos Men ..With Their Rifles Pointed At Him...To Stop Him From Killing Them"

"Geronimos Carried Some Serious Anger"

("This Was The Main Reason....That Geronimo")


(" Could Never Be A Chief")................................detective
"Left To Right"..................("Yanozha"..Geronimos Brother In Law")..............("Chapo"............Geronimos Son")
("Fun")..Yanozhas Half Brother")................"And"..............."Geronimo"

"Geronimo Had Great Powers"


"So..He Could Approach The Enemy"

"Under The Cover Of Darkness"


"He Was Able To"

"Hold Off The Dawn...........For Two Hours".......................detective
"Geronimo Tried The Reservation Two Times"

"And Two Times...................... He Left It"

"The Second Time With"

"200 Apaches Following"


"With The U S Army... Giving Chase"........................detective
"It Is At This Point Where"

"The Myth Comes Into Play"

"That Geronimo Was A Chief"


"Though.... He Was Never A Chief"



"He Was Their Leader"...................................detective
"Geronimo Was Told By His Ancestors"

"When He Was Young ,,,,,,,,,,,That"


"He Could Never Be Touched...Or Die By The Bullets"

"Of His Enemies"


"This...Proved To Be True"

"In The Future...... Of His Life".............................detective
"Coyote Threw A Stone Into Water"


"He Said"..."If This Sinks"

"All That Live...Will Die"


"Coyote Knew All Along.... That The Stone Would Sink"

"For...He Is The Trickster"


"Because Of His Stone"

"All That Men Do"


"Coyote Did First"...............................detective
"Being Chased All Over Arizona And Northern Mexico"


"The U S Army"

"Barely Could Keep Up With"

"Geronimo And His Band"

Who.... Could Do... 80 Miles A Day".......................detective
"Eventually"

"Over 3 Quarters Of The 200 Followers"

"Broke Off...And Went Their Own Way"


"Geronimo...And His 39 Followers That Were Left"

"Stayed On The Run"

"Breaking Camp Every 2 Days".........................detective
"After Almost Two Years Of Being On The Run"

"That Took 1 Quarter Of The U S Army..........5,000 Men"

"3,000 Mexican Troops"

"And Almost 1,000 Paid Mercenaries"

"Geronimos Hide Out Was Discovered"....................detective
"At This Point...One Of Geronimos Family Members Came Walking Up To Where The Band Was"

"Geronimo Was About To Shoot Him.................Family Member Or Not"

"But Was Once Again....Was Stopped.... By His Son"........................detective
(His Relative...Said Loudly....From A Distance To Geronimo

"You Have No Where To Run Anymore"

"You Have No Friends"

"Everyone Is After You"

"Give Yourself Up".................................detective
A Week Later

Geronimo Sent A Message...To The Union Commander...Saying That... He Would Give Up"

"The Meeting Place Was Arranged"....................detective
"So...The Next Day...At A Place......... That Was South Of The Mexican Border"


"Geronimo......Surrounded By 24 Armed Apaches"

"Met The Union Commander In Charge".......................detective
"Geronimos Terms Were These Actual Words"


"There Are Very Few Of My Men Left"

"Theyve Done Some Bad Things"

"But... I Want Them All ...Rubbed Out"

"And Let Us Not Speak Of Them .......Ever Again"...................detective
"The Commander...Knowing Geronimo Very Well.... Said"


"I Offer You... To Spend 2 Years.... In A Prison On The East Coast"

"Then You...And Your People"

"May Return To Arizona"


(The Commander Knew Very Well)

They Would Never Be Allowed.... Back To Arizona).................detective
"After A Few Minutes Of Geronimo Thinking"

"He Said These Words Back To The Commander"


("I Give Myself Up To You")

("Do With Me What You Please")

("Once I Moved About Like The Wind"

("Now...I Surrender To You")

("And That Is All").................................detective
"Geronimos...4th From Left" ...........Surrendering To Commander .................In White Hat"


After The Surrender"

"Geronimo Was Having Second Thoughts Once Again"

"He Was Thinking That It Just Might Be A Trap"


(And Yup..You Guessed It)


"That Night Before Leaving?"

"Geronimo...And His Small Faithful Apaches"

"Silently...And Stealhfully"

"Slipped Away........... Into The Night"............................detective
"And In The Morning"

"The Discovery Of Geronimos Escape"

"Once More...Put In Motion"

"The Chase"...............................detective
"After Countless Days On The Run"...Geronimo Surrendered"...This Time He Wouldnt Think Of Fleeing"
"It Was Over"...One Last Picture Before The Train Ride To Florida"..."Hes The Third From The Bottom Right"

"But Geronimo Lives On In His Great Grandson...."Robert Geronimo"..(Left)

"In A Few Short Years"

"Geronimo Went From Being The........... "Enemy Of The State"

"To A Celebrity"


"Wherever He Went...The Crowds Embraced Him"


To The American People?"

"He Was A Hero"


"He Was The Man"

"Who Defied The U S Army.... For Years"...........detective
"Geronimo"......................................................Dictating His Auto Biography"

"In 1900.........................Geronimo Posed For A Picture"........................"With His Two Nieces"

"After Losing Almost Half Of The Apaches To Desease And Malaria In Florida"

"The Apaches Were Moved To Alabama"

"Eight Years Later"

"They Were Moved To Oklahoma"..................................detective
"Upon Geronimos Arrival In Oklahoma"

"He Was Cheered ....As A National Hero"

"With The Crowds Chanting"


"Geronimo...The Valiant Warrior!!".................detective
"Being The Celebrity That He Was...Geronimo...In 1905"...South Of Ponca City Oklahoma"
"Can Be Seen.... Driving A 1905 "Loco Mobile"

"Geronimo Was So Much The Celebrity"


"That President Teddy Roosevelt"


"Demanded Geronimo Lead His"

"Inauguration Day Parade........ Down Pennslyvania Avenue"


"Which Geronimo Agreed To"..................detective
"Leading The Parade"........................."Geronimo........................Is Second From Right"

"On February 12th..1909"

"Geronimo Was Riding Back To His Home"

"When His Horse Bucked...And Threw Him To The Ground"

"He Lay There All Night In The Freezing Cold"

"He Was Found The Next Day...Gravely Ill"

"5 Days Later"

"The Last Indian... To Surrender To ....The United States Government"

"Died"..............................detective
"On His Death Bed"


"Geronimo Summoned His Nephew"

"These Were His Last Words"


"I Should Have Never Surrendered

"II Should Have Fought Until I Was"

"The Last Man Alive"


(Within A Minute Of These Words?)

"Geronimo...Died"..................................detective
In 1917

"The Skull Of Geronimo...And Parts Of His Skeleton"

"Were Dug Up By Presscott Bush"

"The Head Of The................ "Skull And Bones Society"

"And Father Of Two Presidents"

"His Son And Grandson"

"Geronimos Remains...Remain Somewhere...There Within The Societys Club...To This Day"

"A Discovered Letter Reveals It To Be True".............detective
(Discovered Letter)


"The Skull Of The Worthy Geronimo The Terrible"

"Exumed From Its Tomb At Fort Sill... By Our Club...And The Knight Haffner"

"Is Now Safe Inside The Tomb"

"Together... With His Well Worn Femurs"

"Bit And Saddle Horn"............................detective
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