|artwork by Dolly Assinewe|
In the 1870's a band of Apache indians were comered by the Calvary and most were killed. The remainder retreated to the cliff's edge and chose death by leaping over the edge.
The women and children of those who died gathered a short distance from the base of the cliffs and wept for their dead.
Their sorrow was so sincere, The Great Father embedded their tears in black stones. These stones, when held to the light, reveal the translucent tear of the Apache.