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Ollero Apaches (Olleros)

"Ollero" (also spelled "Hoyero") the name of a Jicarilla Apache band of New Mexico. Olleros is a Spanish word meaning "potters"; they called the band by this name because of their skill at pottery.

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

 Ollero Apache language
 Jicarilla Apaches
 Apache pronunciation
 Athabaskan languages
 Southwestern languages

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

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