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  • noun Plural form of Chiricahua.

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  • One day the Chiricahuas were a tableland; next day a series of castellated peaks; now an anvil; now a saw tooth; and rarely they threw a magnificent suspension bridge across the heavens to their neighbours, the ranges on the west.

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  • The Chiricahuas are a Sky Island range 20 miles wide, 40 miles long, and rising nearly 10,000 feet.

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  • Located in the spot where the Rocky Mountains, the Sonoran and Chihuahuan deserts and the Mexican Sierra Madre Mountains all come together, the Chiricahuas are a special place.

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  • No sooner had Crook started back to Fort Bowie than a white man named Tribolet sold the Chiricahuas some whisky to celebrate the peace.

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  • The Chiricahuas, fully rearmed and reequipped after their fight with Crawford, had chosen a good spot for the peace talk, Caon de los Embudos, Sonora, about twenty miles south of the border, near the Sonora-Chihuahua line.

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  • General Crook knew that unconditional surrender would have driven the Chiricahuas back to the Sierra Madre, and he knew also that his scouts were loyal beyond question.

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  • Under new chiefs—Victorio and Nana of the Warm Springs band, Nachez who was second son of the great Cochise and Chato of the Chiricahuas—they terrorized New Mexico and Arizona.

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  • For three months the commands chased the Chiricahuas in and out of Sonora while the wily warriors raided over wide areas in southern and central Arizona, killing settlers, stealing stock, and escaping all troops sent after them.

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  • The loss of their camp and equipment was enough to demoralize the Chiricahuas, so that Nachez, Chihuahua, and Geronimo asked for a peace talk with Crawford.

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  • The rest of the Chiricahuas scattered into the wilderness.

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