Native language * Native American culture today * Native American heritage


"Cibecue" is the name of an Apache Indian band. It is a Spanish corruption of an Apache place name, Deshchíí' Bikǫ, which means "red-banded canyon." The Cibecues live in what is today Arizona, and are speakers of the Western Apache language.

Sponsored Links

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

 Cibecue Apache language
 Apache culture
 Apache people
 Apache pronunciation
 South west American Indians

Here are links to more Internet resources about the Cibecue Apaches:
 Map of Cibecue and the Fort Apache Indian Reservation
 Dishchii'bikoh Community School
 Battle of Cibecue Creek

And here are a few good books about the Cibecues:
 The Cibecue Apache
 Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians
 Wisdom Sits In Places
 Western Apache-English Dictionary

Back to our Native American encyclopedia

Would you like to help support our organization's work with the Cibecue language?

Native Languages of the Americas website © 1998-2015 * Contacts and FAQ page