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"Gesatho" is a Native name for a traditional Southwest Indian meal also known as "Apache stew" or "Indian tacos." It consists of a mix of boiled or roasted meat, potatoes, and other vegetables. Depending on the community, this stew is either folded in a tortilla, ladled on top of a piece of frybread, or poured into a bowl and eaten with a spoon. The name "gesatho" comes from words for meat stew in the Apache and Navajo languages.

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Here are links to some Internet resources about gesatho:

 Gesatho recipe
 Apache tacos
 Fort Sill Apache foods
 American Indian food

Here are links to our webpages about Southwestern tribes and languages:

 Apache language
 Navajo language
 Apache tribe
 Navajo tribe
 Southwest Indian languages

And here are a few good books about the Apaches and Navajos:
 Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians
 Wisdom Sits In Places
 Diné: A History of the Navajos

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