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Bronze, Edition of 30
19" x 12" x 10"

The time period is about 1875, since the subject carries a new 1873 Winchester Saddle Ring Carbine. The Apaches were rounded up by the Army and placed on small, crowded reservations in a peacekeeping effort in the West. Unfortunately, the Indians suffered from hunger, sickness and maltreatment at the hands of some incompetent Indian Agents. As a result of the resentment and pent-up anger over their unfair treatment, a few strong spirited Apaches escaped the Government Reservations and became renegades.

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