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A Fateful Game of Cards

A strange card game decided the fate of six Apache warriors, captured by U.S. troops in southwest Arizona in 1861. Lt. I…

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Chief Mangas Coloradas

In early 1861, the great Apache Chief Mangas Coloradas went to a mining camp at Santa Rita in New Mexico. He was going t…

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Charles Poston

Charles Poston was several years away from being “The Father of Arizona” when he met with Apache leader Mangas Coloradas…

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