Early 19th Century Maps Depicting New Spain, Mexico, the United States, and the Apache Homeland.

19th Century Maps Representing Arizona, New Mexico, and the Chiricahua Apache Homeland.

Maps Representing the Southern Pacific Railway. (For historical understanding, it is essential to know that the railroad went through the heart of Chiricahua country. In this fact lies an important part of an answer to this question: “Why were the Chiricahua Apaches depicted as “bloodthirsty savages”, attacked relentlessly, and moved from their homeland?”)