The Jicarilla Apache of Dulce (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) (Paperback)

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Now the headquarters of the Jicarilla Apache, Dulce (meaning sweet in Spanish) was named by the impoverished and relocated Indians who associated the place with the sugar and candy that came with government-supplied rations. Since the establishment of the reservation in 1887, Dulce has become the hub of everything associated with the Jicarillas. From the early timber operations, farming, and livestock raising, the Jicarilla Apache have become an economic powerhouse of northern New Mexico. Dulce is now a community living in two worlds, fully immersed in the American mainstream economy with a world-class hunting lodge, significant oil and gas operations, and widely diversified investments while fiercely maintaining the centuries-old language, culture, religion, and ceremonies of Jicarilla Apache Indians.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780738595290
ISBN-10: 0738595292
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: May 21st, 2012
Pages: 127
Language: English
Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)