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Nataje Apache

"Nataje" 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." ("Nataje" is a Spanish spelling of this name, and so the "j" is pronounced similar to an English "h.")

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

 Nataje Apache language
 Mescalero tribe
 Apache culture
 Apache Indian tribe
 Apache pronunciation
 Athapascan
 Southwest Indian languages

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



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