essay

Mescalero Apache subsistence patterns and socio-political organization

Garland Publishing Inc.New York & London • Published In 1974 • Pages: 9-178

By: Basehart, Harry W., United States. Indian Claims Commission.

Abstract
This source is a careful reconstruction of the relationships among the environment, subsistence patterns and social organization of the Mescalero Apache. Detailed data are provided on flora, fauna and mineral deposits; named places are listed, described and mapped; historical and informant accounts of band organization, leadership and mobility patterns are compared; changes in Mescalero relations with other populations are documented.
Subjects
Geography
External relations
Place names
Community structure
Community heads
Food quest
Settlement patterns
Ethnobotany
Extended families
culture
Mescalero Apache
HRAF PubDate
2010
Region
North America
Sub Region
Southwest and Basin
Document Type
essay
Evaluation
Ethnologist-4,5
Analyst
Jan Simpson ; 1980: John Beierle; 2009
Coverage Date
1800-1890
Coverage Place
Mescalero Indian Reservation, New Mexico, United States
Notes
[by] Harry W. Basehart. Commission findings on the Apache
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-178)
LCCN
74006063
LCSH
Mescalero Indians
Apache Indians--Claims