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By Lynda A. Sánchez

Storytelling has been an important and bright culture in Apache lifestyles. Coyote stories, the construction legend and tales of old battles with Comanche and Anglo intruders create a colourful mosaic of tribal historical past. Percy Bigmouth, a favorite oral historian of the Mescalero and Lipan Apache tribes, discovered within the early 20th century that the outdated methods have been waning. He wrote in longhand what he had realized from his father, Scout Bigmouth, a jail camp survivor at citadel Sumner and player within the turbulent Apache Wars. subscribe to writer Lynda Sanchez as she brings to mild the traditional legends and lore of the Apaches residing within the shadow of Mescalero's Sacred Mountain. Seventy-five years within the making, this assortment is a loving tribute to a lifestyle approximately misplaced to history.

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