Dahteste


Dahteste
Dahteste

Dahteste[pronunciation?] was a Chiricahua Apache woman. Despite being married with children, she took part in raiding parties with her husband. She was a compatriot of Geronimo, and was instrumental in negotiating his surrender to the U.S. Cavalry. She spent 8 years in a Florida prison, and was later shipped to a military prison in Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Nineteen years later she was released and lived out the rest of her life on the Mescalero Apache Reservation.

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