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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…

Warriors in Uniform

Master Sgt. Chuck Boers has more than 20 years of service in the military and says, "It is part of our culture to be warriors." .... Chuck a Lipan Apache Band member has flown the Lipan flag several times while in the military. Chuck and Susan recently  went to D.C. to the Smithsonian Native American Museum in November 10-15th 2011 for Native American Heritage Month...He was there as a guest speaker (click here for You Tube video and more) and also did a book signing. Chuck Bores is a Lipan Apache War Chief: EO LEADERS 2002 AIR ASSAULT 1984 WARRIOR LEADER CRS 1987 NBC OFFICER 1990 COMBAT LIFE SAVERS CRS 1990 BASIC NCO CRS (BNCOC) 1993 AIRBORNE 1999

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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. Tamez worked at the Audie L. Murphy Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas from 1972 to 1982. From 1982 to 1999, she was an officer, rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, in the United States Army Reserves. During this time, she was an assistant chief nurse or chief nurse at VA hospitals in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Hot Springs, South Dakota; and Cleveland, Ohio. On October 25, 2008, she was sworn into the Texas State Guard Medical Brigade as Commander for the Rio Grande Valley Company.

War and Native Americans

Chuck Bores received the ultimate honor in 2007 at the Annual Inter-tribal New Year’s Eve Pow Wow in Fresno California. He was home on leave from his third tour to Iraq at the time. During a break in the ceremony, Lipan tribal Chairman Daniel romero called Boers to the center of the room for a blessing and cleansing ceremony….read more…

Apache Chiefs and

Leaders

Geronimo (Spanish for Jerome, applied by the Mexicans as a nickname; native name Goyathlay, `one who yawns'). A medicine man and prophet of the Chiricahua Apache who, in the latter part of the 19th century, acquired notoriety through his opposition to the authorities and by systematic and sensational advertising; born about 1834 at the headwaters of Gila River, New Mexico, near old Ft Tulerosa. His father was Taklishim, `The Gray One,' who was not a chief, although his father (Geronimo's grandfather) assumed to be a chief without heredity or election. Geronimo's mother was known as Juana. -From Blue Panther Keeper of Stories Read more…
Lipan Apache Band of Texas

Warriors in Uniform

Master Sgt. Chuck Boers has more than 20 years of service in the military and says, "It is part of our culture to be warriors." .... Chuck a Lipan Apache Band member has flown the Lipan flag several times while in the military. Chuck and Susan recently  went to D.C. to the Smithsonian Native American Museum in November 10-15th 2011 for Native American Heritage Month...He was there as a guest speaker (click here for You Tube video and more) and also did a book signing. Chuck Bores is a Lipan Apache War Chief: EO LEADERS 2002 AIR ASSAULT 1984 WARRIOR LEADER CRS 1987 NBC OFFICER 1990 COMBAT LIFE SAVERS CRS 1990 BASIC NCO CRS (BNCOC) 1993 AIRBORNE 1999

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Spanish Missionaries gave Lipan Apache Band Chief Cuelga the name Cuelga de Castro.

Lipan Apache Women

 

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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. Tamez worked at the Audie L. Murphy Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas from 1972 to 1982. From 1982 to 1999, she was an officer, rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, in the United States Army Reserves. During this time, she was an assistant chief nurse or chief nurse at VA hospitals in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Hot Springs, South Dakota; and Cleveland, Ohio. On October 25, 2008, she was sworn into the Texas State Guard Medical Brigade as Commander for the Rio Grande Valley Company.

War and Native Americans

Chuck Bores received the ultimate honor in 2007 at the Annual Inter-tribal New Year’s Eve Pow Wow in Fresno California. He was home on leave from his third tour to Iraq at the time. During a break in the ceremony, Lipan tribal Chairman Daniel romero called Boers to the center of the room for a blessing and cleansing ceremony….read more…

Apache Chiefs and Leaders

Geronimo (Spanish for Jerome, applied by the Mexicans as a nickname; native name Goyathlay, `one who yawns'). A medicine man and prophet of the Chiricahua Apache who, in the latter part of the 19th century, acquired notoriety through his opposition to the authorities and by systematic and sensational advertising; born about 1834 at the headwaters of Gila River, New Mexico, near old Ft Tulerosa. His father was Taklishim, `The Gray One,' who was not a chief, although his father (Geronimo's grandfather) assumed to be a chief without heredity or election. Geronimo's mother was known as Juana. -From Blue Panther Keeper of Stories Read more…