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The Most Famous Unknown Native American in Arizona (access required)

Dr. Carlos MontezumaGeronimo, Cochise, and Dr. Carlos Montezuma. These three men should be the most famous Native Americans in Arizona. Everyone knows the first two, but the third is known only by a few Arizonans. He receives none of the international acclaim he deserves for his contributions to Native American rights. His Yavapai name was Wassaja ...

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