San Carlos Apache Culture Center
first Cultural Center opened on September 12,
1995, located in Peridot, Arizona on Highway 70. The San Carlos Apaches can tell
of our people and history. A special exhibit, Window on Apache
Culture, is hosted in the center and describes the
Apache’s Spiritual beginnings and ceremonies such as the
Changing Women. Educational programs and
demonstrations are available for schools and other groups by
contacting director Mr. Herb Stevens.
The Apache are descendents of the
Ancients. Over time, many bands of Apache were relocated to the reservation from their
traditional homelands extending from Texas through New
Mexico and Arizona into Mexico and California. The San Carlos Apache Reservation was
established on November 9, 1871 is the worlds first concentration camp
still existing to this day. Our
story, is the American History come explore to meet the people
and hear the stories first hand.
crafted items of adornment, burden baskets from world renowned artists, Apache Cradle Boards
ornamental and full size available. Peridot jewelry, paintings,
carvings & sculptures flanked by beaded caps, key chains
and books of Apache history, a true resource of
information and wealth of knowledge awaits you. A true opportunity to meet
community representatives "Mountain People" descendants
of the ancients - Nde "The People" in person.
Mr. Herb Stevens
- San Carlos Apache Culture Center
Located on US 70 Milepost 272; open Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
See all the "Ndeh" Culture centers at: www.Apacheculture.com