On Sunday, January 19th, Henrietta Stockel will present at Casa de Suenos
restaurant on some of her most recent research. Her presentation will be
on the arrival of the Apache and their long journey here.
The Jornada Research Institute has arranged to occupy the south room of the restaurant, beginning at 6:00 pm for dinner for those who wish to have a meal before Henrietta’s presentation.
Announce yourself to the receptionist at the restaurant as attending the
We anticipate her presentation beginning at 6:45, after most have finished their meal, and we should conclude before 8:00 pm.
Seating is limited ca. 40 although we may be able to make room for a few
more. Dinner is not required but we appreciate your patronage of Casa de
Suenos for making this space available to us. Drinks are also available.
As participants in storytelling format, listeners join with H. Henrietta Stockel on a timeless Apache journey from Mongolia to southern Arizona,
southern New Mexico and northern Mexico. The audience learns previously
unknown facts about the people’s challenges along the way such as
geographical impediments, the climate, spirituality, and footwear. As a
recognized scholar of Apache history, Henrietta has accumulated a lengthy
resume’ of accomplishments, publications, and expertise on the Apaches.
Henrietta received her BA from Columbia University in 1972. Over the years, she has over 70 published articles on the history and cultures of the peoples of the southwest, with emphasis on Chiricahua Apache culture and history. She has 12 published books (listed below) and is working on a 13th, which is the focus of her presentation on January 19 th .
She has also appeared as an expert in two documentaries – one on Geronimo (1992, A & E, and History Channel) and one on the effects of tuberculosis among the Chiricahua Apache prisoners of war (1993, PBS) and was interviewed for a Television program: Arizona Illustrated – KUAT – Chiricahua Apache Culture and History – September 2004.
Henrietta has received several awards for her contributions to the study of the Apache cultures and is widely recognized for her expertise.
In addition, Henrietta has served as Adjunct Professor – Cochise College, Sierra Vista, Arizona, 1998-2008 on Chiricahua Apache Culture and History, as Emeritus lecturer – New Mexico State University – Alamogordo, Fall 2011 on “History in a Jiffy – The Apaches: Cultural transition, Cultural dispossession, Cultural oppression, Cultural recovery;” and as an Ethnohistorical consultant to an archeological project – Apache Moccasins in Utah Cave – University of Alberta – Edmonton, Canada, in 2015.
She is also the Co-Founder of the Southern New Mexico Public Lands Alliance (2016); appointed as a member of Otero County Public Lands Use Advisory Council (2017); is a Co-Founder of the Chiricahua Apache Research Center in Portal, Arizona (2018); and appointed as member at large to the Tularosa Basin Historical Society (2018).
- Medicine Women, Curanderas, and Women Doctors (U. Okla. Press, 1989)
- Women of the Apache Nation: Voices of Truth (U. Nevada Press, 1991)
- Survival of the Spirit: Chiricahua Apaches in Captivity (U. Nevada Press, 1993)
- The Lightning Stick: Arrows, Wounds, and Indian Legends (U. Nevada Press, 1995)
- Geronimo’s Kids: A Teacher’s Lessons on the Apache Reservation (Texas A&MU Press 1997)
- Chiricahua Apache Women and Children: Safekeepers of the Heritage (Texas A&MU Press 2000)
- La Donna Harris: A Comanche Life (U. Nebraska Press, 2000)
- On the Bloody Road to Jesus: Christianity and the Chiricahua Apaches (U. New Mexico Press 2004)
- Shame and Endurance: The Untold Story of the Chiricahua Apache Prisoners of War (U Arizona Press 2004)
- Lost Cultures: The Aztecs (Teotl Publishing, 2007) With Wesley Billingslea and Alejandra Dominguez
- Salvation through Slavery: Chiricahua Apaches and Priests on the Spanish Colonial Frontier 1680-1800 (University of New Mexico Press, 2008)
- Drumbeats from Mescalero: Conversations with Apache Elders, Warriors, and horseholders (Texas A&M University Press 2011)
- From Mongolia to Mescalero: A Chiricahua Apache Journey: An Overview. In Process
We are fortunate to have Henrietta settle in Tularosa and extremely lucky to have her speak tonight on her recent studies with her presentation tonight entitled: From Mongolia to the American Southwest: A Monumental Apache Journey.