November 5, 2020

Tag: Geronimo

Geronimo: Warrior to Showman

For some decades just prior to and during the turn of the 20th century, in places west of the Mississippi, the name Geronimo would raise an enthusiastic response in any conversation about current or historic events. He was admired and hated. Today, however, when we are more accustomed to looking at history as a set of circumstances, rather than a string of events, learning about a Native American through postcards is a different kind of history lesson.

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