Henry Lehmann and Adoption

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Lehmann was captured aged 11 by two Apaches, Billy Chiwat and Pinero, and lived with the Apaches until 1879. His account of his life with them is one of the major primary sources about the Peyote religion and the Lipan Apache people.


Lehmann, Henry. Nine Years Among the Indians, 1870-1879: The Story of the Captivity and Life of a Texan Among the Indians, edited by J. Marvin Hunter. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1993)