Our big Fly Shoots Geronimo at Embudos issue is out on the newsstand and we are getting some stellar reports. These were forwarded to me by Lynda Sanchez in Lincoln, New Mexico, who starts off her email with this:
Hola Lynda, Just got the July issue of TW and saw your great article. I didn’t know who the proud warrior was in the middle of the photo and obviously what happened to him. Outstanding information. I also note the photo of Ingstad and Yanosha in the next article. By the way, I can’t remember if I mentioned it earlier, but saw a National Geographic program that’s a series about a man who lives with primitive peoples and learns their skills for living and survival. The piece I saw was him living with the Cree Indians in Canada and going out in the middle of winter to find the caribou in the deep woods. He only took what any caribou spotter would have carried for survival. Reminded me of Ingstad with the Chippewa and how the Chippewa are first cousins to the Apaches.
According to the Whipple report, Mojave warriors painted their faces black and then applied four, red, stripes. Not sure this is right, but it's a start.
This led to some splashy noodling: