Geronimo's Heirs Declare War on Yale's Skull and Bones: It's About Damn Time

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from the University of Arizona's State Museum
If Yale's Bone-heads really do have Geronimo's noggin, someone should flay George W.'s honkey ass, or John Kerry's...
My question is, what took 'em so long? I'm talking about the descendants of the Apache warrior Geronimo demanding his remains back from "one hundred years of imprisonment at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, the Yale University campus at New Haven, Connecticut, and wherever else they may be found," according to a lawsuit filed yesterday in federal court.

In case you missed that lesson in your junior high social studies class, Geronimo was the scourge of the Southwest in the late 1800s, having been driven into the life of a warrior after his first wife and their children were slaughtered by Mexican soldiers. (Other wives and offspring were to follow.) Relentlessly hunted by American cavalry, he was caught and escaped on more than one occasion, and eluded over 5,000 American troops in pursuit of Geronimo and his small group of Apaches.

Ultimately, Geronimo surrendered to General Nelson Miles near Douglas, Arizona. He spent the rest of his days as a prisoner of war, and died in 1909 at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, where he was subsequently buried. Though he was pretty famous and much in demand toward the end of his days, he was not allowed to return to his homeland, as he had requested of President Theodore Roosevelt. 

Now his lineal descendants want to take him back to his birthplace located in New Mexico's Gila National Forest, so his spirit can be at peace. But there's a possible snag in the return of the remains-- the rumor that the ofay aristocrats of Yale University's secret Skull and Bones society may have Geronimo's skull, and other bones or items looted from Geronimo's grave.

"It has been claimed and widely repeated," states the suit, which is as a good a primer as any on Geronimo's life, "that in 1918 or 1919 a group of Yale University students, members of a campus organization called the Order of Skull and Bones, including Prescott Bush, father of former President George H.W. Bush and grandfather of President George W. Bush, opened the tomb of Geronimo and removed his skull, other bones and items buried with the body and took them to the Order's premises on Yale campus..."

Can you think of a scummier thing to do than to raid the tomb of a Native American warrior and make off with his remains? But that's what many claim Yale's elite, WASPy "Order of Death" did back in the day. Like a lot of idiot college frat-head pranks, this was apparently regarded as a super-cool thing. Speculation is that the thieves were serving in the Army at Ft. Sill when this was done. There have since been numerous reports that Geronimo's bones are on display at Skull and Bones HQ, "the Tombs," or that they may even be used in sicko sub rosa ceremonies enacted by upper crust a-holes such as George W. and John Kerry.

Either way, Bonesmen are finally gonna have to own up to whether or not the legend is true, and if it is, they should be rightfully forced to cough up the goods. And if they do have Geronimo's remains at the Tombs, what a perfect metaphor for the ruling class of the United States, capitalists, thieves and grave-robbers all.


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Richardbonnet
Richardbonnet

There is more fiction about the Skull and Bones which makes good reading..People are always looking for something to blame the Bush Family. What a joke.

Jeff Horton
Jeff Horton

Maybe he can sue for them to test then through the ACLU. It would be interesting to watch.

Jeff Horton
Jeff Horton

Lets ask for a warrant to be served. and see how they protect their own. in the mean while Bone Head you keep 24/7 watch so these bones aren't sneaked out.

Jeff Horton
Jeff Horton

That is the problem they need to learn that their power has limits. make them pay a few million as well.

Jeff Horton
Jeff Horton

Well take the money from their ares as they wouldn't have had the money with out the bones I'm sure they could be worth between 5 and ten million dollars

Jeff Horton
Jeff Horton

Maybe they should loose most of that richness to the people for whom those bones belong. Then and only then will these people who think they are so rich it dosen't matter what they do against the law They need to pary a fine that would sting a whole lot. Too many rich people think they can get away with a lot of small crimes. Make pay the money to whom they hurt. .

Jorge Salvador Perez
Jorge Salvador Perez

Please return the Bones of our ancestor and Great warrior, the last one who resisted being caged in a reservation on squalid land. Shame on the U.S. Govt at that time.

Debbie Kepley-Weathers
Debbie Kepley-Weathers

I know that your response had to be in Apache langquage. Dont know what you said, But I be it wasnt nice! The little stupid idiots aught to be shot! for doing such a thing to a man as great as Geronimo!

Edward
Edward

Geronimo went through Hell seeing his family slain then thrown into prison for the rest of his life after turning himself in. What would Clint Eastwood do under these circumstances? Were indians savages? I don't think so! The calvary was a savage group that killed women and children. They succeeded in doing away with a culture that had been here for thousands of years but we can say that Hitler failed in his attempts to rid the world of Jews. Hitler was looked upon as a horrible person yet the calvary were considered the good guys. Today there are many alcoholics in the indian culture because of the white man introducing it to them many years ago.

Jorge Salvador Perez
Jorge Salvador Perez

it is actually polish.using google translate you get:

WHORE from carcasses GERONIMO Give back his bones and bury his skull to the grave. HOW TO NORMAL MAN funeral is PS. Huj FOR AMERICA DARIUSZ GERONIMO

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