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Paul Chaat Smith

Paul Chaat Smith is a Comanche author and the associate curator of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. He lives in Washington, D.C.

— From August 2019
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Geronimo’s Cadillac

I suggest that a powerful antidote to the manufactured past now being created for us is the secret history of Indians in the twentieth century. Geronimo really did have a Cadillac and used to drive it to church, where he’d sign autographs.

August 2019
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