In this, one of Native American history's most extraordinary documents, a legendary warrior and shaman recounts the beliefs and customs of his people. Completely and utterly authentic, its captivating narrator is Geronimo himself. The spiritual and intellectual leader of the Apaches who defended their land from both Mexico and the United States for many years, Geronimo surrendered in 1886. Two decades later, while under arrest, he told his story through a native interpreter. Geronimo describes his early life and his family, rituals related to hunting and religion, and his military tactics. He also reflects upon his hope for the survival of his people and their culture. 128pp. 53/8 x 81/2.Geronimo is the author of 'Geronimo My Life' with ISBN 9780486443638 and ISBN 0486443639.