Chief Cochise~Apache Indian Cochise was a chief of the Chokonen band of the Chiricahua Apache and the leader of an uprising that began in Cochise County, Arizona is named after him. This county is where my Dad lives now.
Chief Naiche was the final hereditary chief of the Chiricahua band of Apache. Naiche's name, which in English means "meddlesome one" or "mischief maker". He was the youngest son of Cochise. Naiche died on March 1919 in Mescalero, New Mexico.