The Apache Indian tribe were originally from the Alaskan region of North America and certain parts of the Southwestern United States. They later dispersed into two sections, divided by the Rio Grande.
The Apache Indians were a nomadic tribe, spending much of their time traveling and rarely staying in one place for long. They had to follow the herd migrations of the buffalo, which was their primary source of meat, clothing and shelter material. Eventually, they were overtaken by the Comanche tribe, and many were forced to resettle in areas in present-day Arizona and New Mexico, while others continued traveling southward into Mexico.