Lipan Apache Band of Texas
Copyright (C) 2011-2017 Lipan Apache Band of Texas, All Rights Reserved for Terms and Conditions click here.
Cuelgas de Castro was a Lipan Apache that was chosen to lead the Apaches and as time went on other Apache leaders such as, Juan and Ramon Castro, were asked for their assistance in protection from unlawful settlers or other warring Indians that had been displaced by the United States government in the east. more…

NEWS

Preserving the Lipan Apache

Culture

We urge all members to be sure that all written History, Pictures, Marriage/Divorce/Vital Certificates, Land Deeds etc., be copyright/documented and/or notarize. Also if you haven’t done so already send a copy to our General Council Chairman so that he may document clearly our Ancestry History. On pictures detail as much information about the photo as possible by making a copy and writing the info on the copy. For more detailed information go here for members only… click.

National Museum of the American Indian

Feather art was donated to the Smithsonian (by Chuck Boers (Lipan Apache/Cherokee), an Iraq War veteran) “National Museum of the American Indian” NMAI To commemorate the first known Pow Wow held in a combat zone. Read more...

Indian Education Program

Indian Education program, which provides, tutoring, educational field trips and culturally sensitive events.  Your child is entitled to have a Native American Day, no different than Cinco de Mayo, St Patrick's Day, Martin Lutheran Day, etc.  more… Apache Del Rio works with public, charter, and private/parochial schools along with libraries and civic groups by presenting educational programs tailored for each individual group…read more

 November 4, 2017 Sanger, CA Veterans

Parade winners. Bottom of page Lipan

Apache Band of Texas, (Moises - left and

Frank Gonzales - right, Richard Gonzales

not pictured is on the other side of float.)

News article by Mike Nemeth/Sanger Herald

In 2011 Texas House and Senate

Resolutions were given to the Lipan

Apache Band of Texas

H-R_540  KINNEY COUNTY RESOLUTION SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 338 INde’-Nnee’ (Lipan Apache, San Carlos Apache) North American Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus....Read more

Support our culture and troops.... 

Margo Tamez - Co-founder "Lipan Apache Women Lipan Apache Women Defense (El Calaboz Rancheria) organized in the summer of 2007 to address centuries and recent decades of land-based struggles, recognition, territories, self-determination, and indigenous peoples' world views. By Brenda Norrell CAMERON COUNTY, Texas -- Homeland Security filed suit against Eloisa Garcia Tamez, Lipan Apache, on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008 to seize her land for the border wall in Texas. Tamez has been leading the resistance to the border wall in Apache communities. Tamez said she only has three acres, but it is all she has. All across South Texas, mayors and legislators have united to fight the border wall. Since towns on both sides of the border rely on their neighbors' shopping, eating in restaurants and other commerce, business owners in South Texas say the already financially- strapped communities will suffer economically. More…

Traditions of service: Master

Sergeant and Lipan Apache

War Chief Chuck Boers

Thank you for your military service to the United States, and thank you for being a member of the Advisory Committee for the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be built on the grounds of the museum. May I ask you to introduce yourself and to give us your Native name and its English translation? My name is Johancharles Van Boers, and my nickname is Chuck. My Apache name is Nant’a ’e’e. It means Warrior Number 2. Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/
Lipan Apache Band of Texas

2017 Award Winning

Feather Art and 3-D Pumpkin Carver

Brandy Davis on CMT  Instagram!

In October 2017 Brandy was commission by  Country Music Award Rep to create a artistic 3D pumpkin carvings to be placed on CMT’s Instagram. Here are links to the time laps videos. Click here and see Luke O’Lantern. Click here and see Miranda Lambert  tribute. Click here and see pumpkin-to-Parton transformation. On mid-tour leave from Operation Iraqi Freedom, Sergeant First Class Chuck Boers carries in the eagle staff at the Shenandoah Powwow, 2004. (Courtesy of Chuck Boers)
Lipan Apache Band
© Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Lipan Apache Band of Texas, All Rights Reserved for Terms and Conditions click here.
Spanish Missionaries gave Lipan Apache Band Chief Cuelga the name Cuelga de Castro.

NEWS

Preserving the Lipan Apache

Culture

We urge all members to be sure that all written History, Pictures, Marriage/Divorce/Vital Certificates, Land Deeds etc., be copyright/documented and/or notarize. Also if you haven’t done so already send a copy to our General Council Chairman so that he may document clearly our Ancestry History. On pictures detail as much information about the photo as possible by making a copy and writing the info on the copy. For more detailed information go here for members only… click.

National Museum of the American Indian

Feather art was donated to the Smithsonian (by Chuck Boers (Lipan Apache/Cherokee), an Iraq War veteran) “National Museum of the American Indian” NMAI To commemorate the first known Pow Wow held in a combat zone. Read more...

Indian Education Program

Indian Education program, which provides, tutoring, educational field trips and culturally sensitive events.  Your child is entitled to have a Native American Day, no different than Cinco de Mayo, St Patrick's Day, Martin Lutheran Day, etc.  more… Apache Del Rio works with public, charter, and private/parochial schools along with libraries and civic groups by presenting educational programs tailored for each individual group…read more

 November 4, 2017 Sanger, CA

Veterans Parade winners. Bottom

of page Lipan Apache Band of

Texas, (Moises - left and Frank

Gonzales - right, Richard Gonzales

not pictured is on the other side of

float.)

News article by Mike Nemeth/Sanger Herald

In 2011 Texas House and Senate

Resolutions were given to the Lipan

Apache Band of Texas

H-R_540  KINNEY COUNTY RESOLUTION SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 338 INde’-Nnee’ (Lipan Apache, San Carlos Apache) North American Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus....Read more

Support our culture and troops.... 

Margo Tamez - Co-founder "Lipan Apache Women Lipan Apache Women Defense (El Calaboz Rancheria) organized in the summer of 2007 to address centuries and recent decades of land- based struggles, recognition, territories, self- determination, and indigenous peoples' world views. By Brenda Norrell CAMERON COUNTY, Texas -- Homeland Security filed suit against Eloisa Garcia Tamez, Lipan Apache, on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008 to seize her land for the border wall in Texas. Tamez has been leading the resistance to the border wall in Apache communities. Tamez said she only has three acres, but it is all she has. All across South Texas, mayors and legislators have united to fight the border wall. Since towns on both sides of the border rely on their neighbors' shopping, eating in restaurants and other commerce, business owners in South Texas say the already financially-strapped communities will suffer economically. More…

Traditions of service:

Master Sergeant and

Lipan Apache War Chief

Chuck Boers

Thank you for your military service to the United States, and thank you for being a member of the Advisory Committee for the National Native American Veterans Memorial, which will be built on the grounds of the museum. May I ask you to introduce yourself and to give us your Native name and its English translation? My name is Johancharles Van Boers, and my nickname is Chuck. My Apache name is Nant’a ’e’e. It means Warrior Number 2. Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/