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The Rim Country Museum’s Apache exhibit pre-reservation display reflects the lifestyle of the Apaches in this area before the white settlers arrived. It features a gowah (shelter) in a camp setting with various types of baskets, a cradleboard, drum, mano and metates, and arrow straighteners. The museum is located in Green Valley Park.

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Museum updates Apache exhibit

Long, difficult history of Tonto Apache Tribe illuminated

The renovation of the Apache exhibit at the Rim Country Museum completed in mid-June offers a fascinating glimpse of the tragic challenges and the eventual triumph of persistence that had marked the long history of the Tonto Apache Tribe. New information and items were added to the exhibit, with emphasis upon the history of the Tonto Apaches of Payson.


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