Loco (Apache) - Time As Chief

Time As Chief

Unlike the militant Geronimo, Loco was an advocate for peace. After the death of Mangas Coloradas, the Mimbrenos assimilated into the Warm Springs tribe, and Loco, along with Victorio, became chiefs. In 1882, when a party of Apaches including Geronimo pressured Loco to leave for Mexico, Loco instead waged guerilla warfare against the Chiricahuas. In 1886, Loco went to Washington, D.C. to negotiate; however, like Geronimo, he was made prisoner and sent to Florida.

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