RACES: Debut

To the Mescalero Apache reservation in southern New Mexico last week went many a Navaho, Comanche, Kiowa and Oklahoma Apache tribesman, plus hundreds of white vacationists, to join the 800 Mescaleros in a tribal ceremony. Hosts were Paul and Charles Evans, rich Apaches. The occasion: presentation of their 16-year-old daughters, Rebecca and Carolyn, to Indian society.

Against blue Sierra Blanca Peak, the guests pitched their tents, then set about the business of the party: baseball, rodeo performances, powwowing, eating. When night fell the dancing began to the monotonous beat of tom-toms. All night...

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