Women In Apache Tribe

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In Apache society, both men and women were important to the Apache tribe. A husband was expected to care for his family and be a loyal man to his woman. Men in the Apache tribe were taught to be respectful and humble to their women. If his wife dies, the husband must stay with her family and her family would help him find a new bride. Men were allowed to marry more than one woman, but only wealthy leaders did this. If he did remarry, it was usually a sister or cousin of his wife. Apache men were hunters, warriors, and leaders. Only men were chiefs in the Apache tribe. They made sure no one would harm the tribe and kept everyone safe. The women usually gathered the food because they knew where to find eatable plants and knew how to use them

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