Cochise of Arizona

  • 191 Pages
  • 0.64 MB
  • English
Dutton , New York
Cochise, -- Apache chief, -- d. 1874 -- Fi
Statementby Oliver La Farge ; illustrated by L.F. Bjorklund.
ContributionsBjorklund, Lorence F., ill.
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23047128M

About the Author. Born inOliver Hazard Perry La Farge is ranked among the literary lions of American Southwestern letters. Since his death inhis reputation has continued to grow and new honors have been added to his name.

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Laughing Boy, a novel of Navajo life, won the Pulitzer Prize inputting his name in lights /5(2). Cochise of Arizona. This is the true story, told in fictional form, of one of the greatest of all American Indian chiefs, Cochise of the Chiricahua Apaches.

Indians were once thought of as warlike, and the encroaching white men as wanting peace, but it was the white 4/5(1). Cochise of Arizona by Oliver La Farge.

Paperback $ Ship History tells us that Cochise and his tiny band of warriors not Cochise of Arizona book held the United States Army at bay for more than ten years, but they were often on the offensive.

It is a heroic and extraordinary story. Publish your book Author: Oliver La Farge. A Pulitzer prize winning author for this will take the hurdle of duplication, and it stands on its own as another sympathetic study of the famous Indian chieftian.

Actually, however, it is less well-rounded then Edgar Wyatt's (Whittlesey -see report P. ) which is for somewhat older children. The La Farge story begins with the chief at the height of his power. Books Set in Cochise County, Arizona Showing of 18 Desert Heat (Joanna Brady, #1) by.

J.A. Jance (Goodreads Author) really liked it avg rating — 10, ratings. The Army sends 2nd Lt. George Bascom and a patrol out to find the perpetrators.

Ward says that Cochise took cattle and his twelve year old stepson. Cochise's people live seventy miles away in Apache Pass between Mexico and Arizona.

They alternately attack Mexico and Arizona and make off and on treaties with both countries.4/5(87). Cochise County Arizona – Literary Corner of Arizona. Cochise County, AZ - The southeast corner of Arizona, sprinkled with the small towns of Willcox, Bisbee, Tombstone, Douglas, Sierra Vista, and Benson, has been home to noted writers and the setting for literature that is known and loved worldwide.

Best-selling author J.A. (Judith Ann) Jance grew up in Cochise County and graduated from Bisbee. Over the following decade, Cochise conducted more raids and fought with U.S. soldiers, eluding capture by retreating into the Dragoon Mountains.

He accepted the government’s offer to move the Chiricahuas to large reservation in southeastern Arizona near the end of his life.

Cochise dorm has high ceilings and has a lobby centered around a large stone fireplace.

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The four-story community is home to residents and contains mostly double rooms with two layouts: two double rooms sharing a large common space between them (known.

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The amendment will mandate the use of. cochise county survey and plat index book page plat/survey rec date dkt/rec num name description surveyor agency trssheet 0 1 plat 12/16/ contention city maxson, h b h b maxson t19s r21e s22 0 2 plat 1/21/ ash canyon toll rd n/s huachuca mtns 0 3 plat 10/31/ bisbee & mule pass toll rd morales crk smelter to bannings house t22s r23e s35File Size: 1MB.

Apache Chief Cochise dies. Chief Cochise, one of the great leaders of the Apache Indians in their battles with the Anglo-Americans, dies on the Chiricahua reservation in southeastern Arizona.

Little is known of Cochise’s early life. A fictionalized biography of Cochise who, aided by his friend and interpreter Tom Jeffords, works hard to negotiate a peace treaty between white men and his people, the Chiricahua is the true story, told in fictional form, of one of the greatest of all American Indian chiefs, Cochise Brand: Oliver La Farge.

Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Jeffords (January 1, – Febru ) was a United States Army scout, Indian agent, prospector, and superintendent of overland mail in the Arizona friendship with Apache leader Cochise was instrumental in ending the Indian wars in that region. He first met Cochise when he rode alone into Cochise's camp in to request that the chief come to Occupation: US Army Scout, Indian agent, prospector.

Cochise, (died June 8,Chiricahua Apache Reservation, Arizona Territory, U.S.), Chiricahua Apache chief who led the Indians’ resistance to the white man’s incursions into the U.S. Southwest in the s; the southeasternmost county of Arizona bears his name.

Nothing is known of Cochise’s birth or early life. His people remained at peace with white settlers through the s, even. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Office hours are 8 a.m. Cochise of Arizona, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US. This is the true story, told in fictional form, of one of the greatest of all American Indian chiefs, Cochise of the Chiricahua Apaches.

Indians were once thought of as warlike, and the encroaching white men as wanting peace, but it was the white men who forced Cochise Author: Oliver La Farge. State Administration Office E South Campus Dr PO Box Tucson, AZ Buy Cochise of Arizona by Oliver La Farge online at Alibris.

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4-H helps develop competent, caring and actively engaged citizens who strengthen Arizona communities. Cochise is an unincorporated community located in Cochise County, Arizona, United city was created alongside the Southern Pacific Railroad in the s.

The city was primarily a stop for coal and water which were needed for trains at the time. At its peak, the town had a population of approximately 3, : Cochise. The majority of Hocking’s research is centered around Cochise’s relationship with Indian Agent Tom Jeffords and is the subject of his recent book, “Tom Jeffords, Friend of Cochise.” Jeffords was known as being the only white man trusted by Cochise, and an advocate for the Chiricahua Apache, said Hocking.

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Books Go Search Hello Select your address Reviews: 1. Cochise Biography, Life, Interesting Facts. Cochise was a warrior and leader of the Chokonen band of the Chiricahua Apache Native Americans. Early Life. Very little is known about the early life of Cochise.

He was born sometime between and His birthplace was Chiricahua country, an area located in parts of Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico.Get this from a library! Cochise of Arizona; the pipe of peace is broken. [Oliver La Farge] -- This story is fiction based on fact.

The characters of Cochise, ward, Bascom, Jeffords, Mangas Coloradas, and general Howard are historical, as are the minor characters. They are Discribed as history.Inhe died in the Dragoon Mountains, located about an hour and a half east of Tucson at a place now called Cochise Stronghold.

Ironically, in the end he was at peace with the United States. Many said that his youngest known son, Naiche, most closely resembled Cochise physically.