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Natage Apaches

"Natage" is an alternate name for the Mescalero Apache tribe. It comes from a Mescalero band name, Nit'ahe, which means "by the mountain's edge." ("Natage" is a Spanish spelling of this name, and so the "g" is pronounced similar to an English "h.")

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

 Natage Apache language
 Apache tribes
 Mescalero Apache
 Apache pronunciation
 Athabaskan languages
 Southwest American Indian

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



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