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Cedar People

"Cedar People" was the name of a Plains Apache band of Oklahoma. It is the English translation of the band's name for themselves in their own language, Káłt'inde (also spelled Khattleendeh or Gratinde,) which literally means "cedar people." The Cedar People do not exist as a distinct tribe today. They have merged with other Plains Apache bands and formed a joint tribe called the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Cedar Apache tribe and language:

 Apache languages
 Apache culture
 The Apache
 Apache pronunciation
 Athapascan
 Southwest Native American tribes

Here are links to more Internet resources about the Cedar Apaches:
 The Apache Tribe of Oklahoma

Here are a few good books about the Cedar Peoples:
 Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians
 Wisdom Sits In Places
 Western Apache-English Dictionary



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