Chiricahua Apache Mimbreño Ndé Nation
A SOVEREIGN FEDERAL TREATY RECOGNIZED NATION
A Sovereign Federal Treaty Recognized Nation
With guidance and wisdom from a succession of strong tribal chiefs and leaders to preserve our history, culture and traditions, the Chiricahua Apache Mimbreño Ndé Nation stands proudly as one of the few truly sovereign nations, federally recognized by the following U.S Government treaties :
Treaty with the Apaches, Santa Fe, 1852
Treaty with the Comanche, Kiowa, and Apache, 1953
Treaty with the Apache, Cheyenne, and Arapaho, 1865
Treaty with the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache, 1867
Cochise-Howard Peace Treaty, 1872
As a peaceful nation, the tribe's historical foundation is based upon "SELF RELIANCE" and is governed by its' own tribal laws.
Our survival as a tribe and nation depends on revenue generated from various creative project undertakings. Visit our projects page to view present and future visionary goals of which we invite you to become a partner, sponsor or donor contributor as we seek to pursue these endeavors.
The Chiricahua Apache Mimbreño Ndé Nation are related to the Chiricahua Apache Warm Springs Bands. The Mimbreños lived in West Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and California.
Our cousins are Geronimo, Cochise and Mangas Coloradus.
Our historical tribal Chiefs were Victorio, Loco the Peacemaker, Naiche (Natchez)
Our Current Chief is "Honorable Carlos Runningwolf Mendoza"