Geronimo descendants oppose reburial of remains
Descendants of Apache warrior Geronimo don't want his remains removed from Oklahoma and returned to New Mexico.

Geronimo was born in southern New Mexico. He was buried in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, after being taken as a prisoner of war by the U.S.

Lariat Geronimo, a member of the Mescalero Apache Tribe of New Mexico, says his ancestors remains should stay in Oklahoma. He is intervening in a lawsuit filed by Harlyn Geronimo, also Mescalero, that seeks to move the burial site to New Mexico.

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of of Oklahoma opposes reburial because there isn't consensus among Geronimo's descendants, Chairman Jeff Houser said.

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