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Gilians (Gilian Apaches)

"Gilian" or "Gilian 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 Gilian Apaches have merged with other Chiricahua people. Most Gilian descendents live in Oklahoma today.

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

 Gilian Apache language
 Apache culture
 Chiricahua people
 Apache Indians
 Athabaskan languages
 Southwest Native Americans

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

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

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