Anadarko, OK 73005
There is some disagreement among historians about the prehistory of the Apache tribe and ancestral lands. Some historians believe ancestral Apache split from their larger linguistic family in the Canadian Northwest Territory around 2,000 years ago and gradually moved into the plains of Canada and then later, into what is now the southwest United States. Oral tradition from the Plains Apaches and from the Kiowas says the Plains Apaches merged with the Kiowas in the Black Hills region of South Dakota. Suggested dates for the entry of Apacheans onto the southern plains and southwest U.S. range ...