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Author Robinson, Sherry, author.

Title I fought a good fight : a history of the Lipan Apaches / Sherry Robinson.

Publication Info. Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 2013.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 495 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Creation story 1 -- Early encounters -- Friends and enemies -- The Confederacy -- Carlana -- Early Texas -- Trials of Cabellos Colorados -- Trail of the dead -- Saga of San Sabá -- Missions impossible -- Coahuila -- Labors and designs -- New allies -- Picax-Andé -- Spy vs. spy -- Betrayal -- War and peace -- Castro -- Friendship for the Texians -- Flacco -- Pathetic incident -- Promises, promises -- Chiquito -- Starvation -- Refuge -- The last extremity -- The captives -- Mescalero -- Day of the screams -- Prairie Apaches -- Between two forces -- Victorio! -- Renegades and refugees -- Lipan exodus -- Reservation life -- End of an era -- Lipan diaspora -- We the Apache people -- Epilogue -- Appendices -- Endnotes.
Note Print version record.
Summary This history of the Lipan Apaches, from archeological evidence to the present, tells the story of some of the least known, least understood people in the Southwest. These plains buffalo hunters and traders were one of the first groups to acquire horses, and with this advantage they expanded from the Panhandle across Texas and into Coahuila. Around 1700, the Comanches began forcing Eastern Apaches from their haunts, but they didnâ€TMt yield easily and from then on were the Comanchesâ€TM stubborn enemies. For a small group, the Lipans had an outsized impact through three centuries. They were.
Subject Lipan Indians -- History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- Native American Studies.
Lipan Indians. (OCoLC)fst00999355
Lipan Indians -- Texas -- History.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Robinson, Sherry. I fought a good fight. 1st ed. Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 2013 9781574415063 (DLC) 2013003393 (OCoLC)822532987
ISBN 9781574415193 (electronic bk.)
1574415190 (electronic bk.)
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