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San Carlos Apaches Fact Sheet
The Apache Indians are divided into six sub tribes. The San Carlos Apache are one of these Apache tribes. In this section, you will find articles about the San Carlos Apache people, their history, and culture.
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Federally recognized indian tribe.
Common Name: San Carlos Apache
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The San Carlos Apache are one of the six sub-tribes of the Apache tribe. The others are the Chiricahua, Jicarilla, Lipans, Mescalero, Plains Apache, and Western Apache. The seventh Apachean group, the Navajo, are now considered as a separate tribe.
San Carlos Reservation, Arizona
The San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation spans Gila, Graham, and Pinal Counties in southeastern Arizona, roaming over a landscape that ranges from alpine meadows to desert. Encompassing 1,834,781 acres, the San Carlos Apache Reservation was established by executive order on November 9, 1871.
Over one-third of the community�s land is forested (175,000 acres) or wooded (665,000) acres). Forest lands, with their jumbled topography, create a naturally superior habitat for many wildlife species causing elk, mule deer, turkeys, black bear and mountain lion to be at home on this reservation. A portion of the reservation is contiguous with the largest stand of ponderosa pines in the world.
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