He was no Cochise or Mangas Coloradas—the two great Apache war chiefs he fought under.
Ivie, who was with the Border Patrol for four years, worked in Cochise County, which sits in the pathway of the drug war.
In the border area of Cochise County, there is a large fence near Naco and another fence 25 miles east at Douglas.
And so late in 1872 Cochise and his people came back to the reservation.
They lived there, during the lifetime of Cochise, in peace and quiet.
A glance down the rungs showed him three Apaches below Cochise, and Carmena at the foot, waiting with the remainder of the band.
And finally Cochise asked the old-timer whether he believed in a hereafter.
He was headed for the mine when his burro was shot and we had to leave his outfit—thanks to Cochise.
They'd protect you, Blossom, if Cochise should get up the cliff and you hid in that corner.
Tucson Jennie's the best cook in Cochise County, an', bein' her husband that a-way, you ain't in no place to jedge.'
(c.1815-1874), leader of the Chiricahua Apache people; his name is Athabaskan, perhaps from chizh "firewood" (cf. ko-chizh "his firewood"), or from ch'izhi "the rough one."