National Geographic : 1940 Nov
Red Men of the Southwest © National Geographic Society Painting by W. Langdon Kihn Geronimo, Intrepid Apache Warrior, Defied Two Nations for 40 Years The colorful chieftain led a dauntless Indian band, which emerged from rocky wastes and unexplored canyons to raid white settlements in Arizona and Mexico. He surrendered to General Nelson A. Miles in 1886. The hardy fighter died in 1909 at the age of 80 on a reservation at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. From the brush of W. Langdon Kihn comes this series of paintings, made exclusively for the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE. Some of the paintings depict modern life and portray living models. Others represent prehistoric scenes. All are based on exhaustive study and research in New Mexico and Arizona.