Category: Arizona Native Americans

Arizona History: Cochise, celebrated leader of the Chokonen band of Chiricahua Apaches of present day Arizona.

May 29, 2023 By Dennis Robbins

Cochise was a prominent leader of the Chiricahua band of Apache Indians during the mid-19th century. He played a crucial role in the resistance against American expansion into the traditional Apache lands in southern Arizona and northern Mexico. Cochise’s leadership, tactical prowess, and determination made him a revered figure among his people and a formidable […]