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Geronimo

I made this image for our Firebrands book, reprinted here on mulberry paper. This is Geronimo, war chief of the Chiricahua Apaches during their long years of conflict with the settler empires of the United States and Mexico. The Chiricahuas had skills of stealth and concealment that mortified their pursuers; in their desert fastnesses they seemed invisible, vengeful ghosts. Implacable and apparently invulnerable, Geronimo was a staunch defender of his people and a terror of both settlers and armies.



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