The FASF’s sister historical organization in Columbus, NM, the Columbus Historical Society (CHS) has just heard a report from the two Silver City, NM Co-Directors of the Chiricahua Apache Naion’s two Directors, Joe Saenz and Bill Bradford. The program was organized by long-time FASF Trustee, Kathleen R. Martin, Ph.D. The meeting was attended by 16 members of the CHS, mostly from the Columbus and Deming areas, and by a special visitor, Dr. Jeffrey Sheppard. The meeting was chaired by the CHS President, Shirley Garber.
WolfHorse Joe Saenz is of Huichol and Tci-He-Nde (Red Paint People) ancestry. He is the owner and operator of Wolfhorse Outfitters and Guides of The Gila National Forest, which is located in Silver City, NM. The short term above, “Nde,” means Apache in their native tongue. Besides his role as Co-Director of the Apache Foundation, Wolfhorse is also a member of the Apache National Council.
Bill Bradford is a fully licensed attorney, also an Apache Nation Councilman, and additionally serves as the Nation’s official Chief Legal Counsel.
The entire presentation to the CHS was video recorded and appears below in its entirety.
The below video is the “Apache Nation Today and Yesterday” Presentation by Wolfhorse Joe Saenz and Bill Bradford as given without any deletions. Suggest seeing it right here in full screen and high-definition quality. The full video including both presenters is 1:22:32 in length.