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"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.")
Here are links to our webpages about the Natage tribe and language:
Natage Apache language
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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