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Gilans (Gila Apaches, Gilan)

"Gilan" or "Gila Apache" was the name of an Apache band of New Mexico. They are Chiricahua speakers, also known as the Chihende or Warm Springs Apaches. The Gila Apaches have merged with other Chiricahua people. Most Gilan descendents live in Oklahoma today.

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

 Gilan Apache language
 Apache culture
 The Apache
 Apache pronunciation
 Southwest Native American languages

Here are links to more Internet resources about the Gila Apaches:
 Gila Apache tribe
 Apache Bands of Arizona

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

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