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Norteños (Norteño Apaches)

"Norteño" was the name of an Apache band of Texas and northern Mexico. They were Mescalero speakers, also known as the Aguas Nuevas or the Tsebekinéndé. Norteños is a Spanish name for them, just meaning "Northerners" (in comparison with other Apache groups.) The Norteño Apaches have merged with other Mescalero people and do not exist as a distinct tribe today.

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

 Norteño Apache language
 Apache culture
 Apache Native Americans
 Apache pronunciation
 Southwest Natives

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

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