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"Bronco Apache" was the name of an Apache group of New Mexico. They were Chiricahua speakers.
The name "Bronco" was probably a Spanish corruption of Bidanku, a tribal band name, although the
Spanish used it to refer to Chiricahua bands other than the Bidanku as well.
The Bronco Apaches merged with other Chiricahua people, and today most Bronco
descendents live in the Fort Sill Apache tribe in Oklahoma.
Here are links to our webpages about the Bronco Apache tribe and language:
Bronco Apache language
Here are a few good books about the Bronco Apaches:
They Never Surrendered: Bronco Apaches of the Sierra Madres
Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians
Wisdom Sits In Places
Western Apache-English Dictionary
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