One can't help but be inspired by the unbreakable spirit of a people who survived the harshest ordeals by always keeping their spirits alive, and there is some strong medicine among the Apache people, good medicine that we can all learn and be inspired by.
"During the Second World War, paratroopers cried out 'Geronimo' when they jumped out of planes. This name of a major Apache leader and chief was a power word, an inspirational word to charge them up as they leapt into out into the sky."
In the post-9/11 decade, myth and politics have converged and coincide with our transition to a state of perpetual war and economic free fall. As real security nosedives, appeal to myth becomes the prime tool of governance.
The Obama administration has sparked outrage in the Native American community following the revelation it used the name of the legendary Apache leader Geronimo as a secret code word during the raid that killed of Osama bin Laden.