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Red Paint People
"Red Paint People" is an alternate name for the Chiricahua Apache tribe.
It is a translation of the Chiricahua band name Chihende, which literally means "red painted people."
The Chihendes merged with other Chiricahua people,
and today most of their descendents live in the Fort Sill Apache tribe in Oklahoma.
Here are links to our webpages about the Red Paint People tribe and language:
Red Paint Apache language
Fort Sill Apache tribe
Southwest American Indians
Here are links to more Internet resources about the Red Paint People:
An unlikely introduction to the Red Paint People of New Mexico
Red Paint Apache Pow-Wow
Here are a few good books about the Red Paint People:
Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians
Wisdom Sits In Places
Western Apache-English Dictionary
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