Tag Archives: Geronimo

The Apache Wars

The effects of relocation and colonization of the tribes, as well as the gold rush, the Apache Wars and other conflicts in U.S. history, are still felt today, though tribes are persevering and, like Geronimo, hold their hopes for the future.

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Geronimo As Racial Stereotype

Racial stereotypes of American Indians were prevalent during the so-called Indian Wars and continue to this day. One example is the recent code name Geronimo that the US military used for Osama bin Laden. This is hurtful to Native Americans, many of whom find it inappropriate to link a Native American legend to perhaps the greatest enemy of […]

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