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Empowered Women of the Southwest – Lozen, Apache Warrior Woman (Part 2)

(continued from last week’s post. Find it here.) After Victorio’s attempts to obtain permission for his people to return to the Mescalero Reservation failed, he and Lozen took action. They encouraged their people to flee in different directions. Lozen took charge of a group of women and children and headed to Mexico. When they approached […]

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Empowered Women of the Southwest – Lozen, Apache Warrior Woman (Part One)

  Horsewoman. Medicine Woman. Mystic. Military Strategist. Warrior. Empowered Woman. These are just a few of the words used to describe one of the most impressive women in Southwest history and American History. Born in 1840 Lozen, a Chihenne Chiricahua Apache, grew up in the Warm Springs area, or Ojo Caliente, New Mexico. Sister to

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