Wendell Chino

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Wendell Chino (25 December 1923 – 4 November 1998) was a leader of the Mescalero Apache Indian nation.

Wendell Chino was born in Mescalero, New Mexico, on 25 December 1923.[1]

Chino, fiercely proud and independent, helped the Apache in southcentral New Mexico increase their standard of living, developing several tribal business such as Ski Apache, the Inn of the Mountain Gods, Casino Apache, and several other businesses that benefitted his tribe.

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  • New York Times, November 11, 1998 [1] Wendell Chino, 74, President of New Mexico tribe, is dead.

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