The Bedonkohe Apaches

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Bedonkohe Apaches are a subdivision of Apaches found in modern day. The Bedonkohe name was given to themselves mean “In the front at the end” referring to the edge of the Apache territory. They spoke Chiricahua. Apache is an Athabaskan language of the American south west particular modern day Arizona, new Mexico and Texas. Many Apaches hunted wild buffalo and scavenged for local fruits and nuts like the mescal plant. Children were often taught obedience, dignity and kindness. Games were often played early in life to improve dexterity. Many young woman have passage to woman hood that is usually 4 days long filled with food, festivals, and ceremonies. Many of the ceremonies are to honor the white painted women. She was a super natural female

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