went to Texas, got into a littlernscrape with the law. Came clownrnhere, got a new name, new start,rnwife, f;imily; bnt in my heart, I’mrnstill a Tennessee man.rnLike the Apache, Sonthcrners are a noblernbut defeated people who nnist find arnplace in the new order. Gatcwood choosesrnto sen e the new flag, while refusing tornabandon his integrih- or culture; the ‘I’cnnesseanrnchooses exile. The Apaches arcrnforced to make the same choice. In refusingrnto do so, the end up in exile an-rnv’a.rnThe Geronimo campaign ends withrntwo incidents, one marked b n()bilitrnand pathos, the other by betra’al and perfid}’.rnIn the first, Gatcwood, after monthsrnof searching, locates Geronimo and hisrnremaining band ot warriors in a mormtainrnredoubt in the Sierra Madrc of northernrnMexico. There, he persuades thernwarrior tiiat the war is over and that therernis no point in further resistance, for thernApache arc too few. Geronimo agrees tornsurrender, even though it means a minimumrnof ho ears of exile in Florida. Inrnthe second scene. Gen. Nelson Miles,rnwho succeeds Grook, orders the Chiricahuarnscouts who had so faithfullv servedrnthe Arm’ arrested, disarmed, and put onrna train to Florida, where the share thernfete of dicir Apache brethren whom the’rnhad fought. lieutenant Davis goes to seernGeneral Miles to protest: “Sir, I thouglitrnthe U.S. Arm)’ kept its word. What’srngoing on out tiicrc is a disgrace.” Milesrnresponds in the spirit of 186S: “Lieutenant,rnou are more w orried about keepingrn’our word to a savage than you arcrnfidfillingour duties to the citi/cns of thisrncountr’. We won. That’s what matters.rnIt’s oer. Lieutenant.” In other words,rnmight makes right. In the wake of Appomattox,rnthis has become the new Americanrncreed, even though it is often dressedrnup in moralistic garb.rnThe film ends as a train, a s’mbol ofrnthe new order, transports the Apache tornprison in Florida. One of Geronimo’srnUeutcnants dcnoimees Mangns (thernApache scout) for helping the White-rnEve. Geronimo responds in a speech fullrnof pathos and resignation:rnThere are so few of irs left. Wcrnshould not hate each otiier. Nornone knows why the One God letrnthe \’hite-Ee take our land. \’hrndid there have to be so man’ ofrnthem? Wix- did thev hae so manyrnguns, so many horses? Tor man’rnyears, the One God made me arnwarrior. No guns, no bullets, couldrneer kill me. That was m- power.rnNow m’ time is o’er. Now,rnmabe, the time of our people isrnover.rnAs I watched this scene, I had an unsettlingrnpremonition: If present demographicrntrends continue much longer,rnthe Furopean peoples on hvo continentsrnma- wake up one dav to find tiiemscKcsrna small remnant in a land tiiat no longerrnbelongs to tiiem. We, too, ma- find ourselvesrnon a journe of exile. Unless measuresrnare taken soon to .stop the influx ofrnuonAVcstern peoples into our lands, tirerntime of our people ma soon be o er.rnH.A. Scott Tnisk is an American hititorianrnliving in Misnoitri.rnSOCIETYrnHell Is Other Peoplernby Marian Kester CoombsrnRobin N — w asn’t sure what w as w rong.rnThe suburban Milwaukee nrotherrnof three had experienced a pang uponrnturning ^’>, but these “pangs” seemed tornbe intensibing as the months passed.rnSometimes, the’ took tiic form of para-rnKzing depression; other times, of aniet-rn crging on panic. She found herself fearfulrnof going out in public or of seeing otherrnpeo]5le.rnThe simplest little things secured torntrigger tiiese attacks: being cut off in traffic;rnsomeone hugging her bumper andrnappearing to curse at her; a salesclerk’srnrudeness; a woman pre’iousl’ friendbwhornseemed to ignore her at the grocervrnstore; the hostile “ibcs” on a crowdedrnstreet; a IV news story on ct anotherrnhorrif’ing iolent crime; a lunch date forgotten,rnwith onh’ hikewarnr, late apologies;rnan unreturncd phone call; a sneeringrnputdown of sta-at-home mothers onrn”Rosie.”rnIf seeral of tiiese cents occurred in arnsingle daw Robin would begin to feel outrnof control: heart pomiding, short ofrnbreath, flushed and desperate, ffer firstrnthought was that meno]:)ause had arricdrna little earh’. But her doctor ruled thatrnout on tiie basis of hormone tests and suggestedrntiiat Robin start taking one of thernnew generation of SSRI (Selective SerotoninrnReuptake Inhibitors) such as Paxil,rnLuox, or Zoloft. Lie explained tiiat shernhad developed agorajjliobia, which wasrnnow highlv treatable, tiianks to these newrnwonder drugs.rnToda-, two ears later, Robin sas,rn”Fill coping so much better now, it’s likerna miracle. Stuff just doesn’t get to mernnow like it used to. It’s such a relief to bernable to fimction again.”rnLhc parents of 1 5-year-old Scott W —rnin a small town near Gamdcn, New Jerseyrnwere perplexed and frustrated. Ilieirrnson seemed to being going “nowhere.”rnAll his interests as a vounger bo—skateboardingrnwith friends, plaving lacrosse,rntinkering with building sets, his d o g -rnhad trailed awa’, leaing nothing butrnheavy-metal music to fill the vacuum.rnScott spent all his free time plugged intornriiis world of h pcr-loud, angrv, iiegatiernnoise. And that free time was expandedrnb his frequent suspensions from school.rnAttempts to talk to him about his plans,rnfriends, self-image, future —all met withrnhostile silence.rn”He just didn’t care about anthingrnamniore,” recalls his mother, Shcllc.rn”It was like fiis world had just stopped.rnI Ic w as realK’ out of it, 1 guess xou’d sa.”rnFinalK’, Scott was beaten up b- a fellowrnstudent, and when he fought back, inrniolation of his school’s code of conduct,rnhe was suspended for three weeks, hi despair,rnScott’s parents turned to his highschoolrnguidance counselor. She explainedrnthat Scott’s problem beha iorrnwas widespread among the student bodrnand was most likeK due to a chemicalrnimbalance in flic brain. ‘I’he counselorrnreferred them to a clinic that could ]IKseriberna medication such as Paxil for hisrnantisocial depression.rn.fter a vear and a half of medication,rnScott is haang fewer problems in school.rnWhile he isn’t pulling A’s and B’s, he isrnmuch more cooperative in class andrnfortiicoming witii his parents. He still hasrnno firm plans for a college major, but hisrnparents can at least discuss tilings w itlirnhiin. “Scott sas he ma not go to collegernright awa’,” laughs his father, CJCIIC,rn”and nahiralK I’m a littie disappointed.rnBut he’ll find liimsclf He’ll trv to make itrnas a rock musician for a while and thenrncome around.”rnFhe vignettes aboe arc simulations ofrnhpieal women’s-magazine fare. BareK’rnan issue is published witiiont at least onernsuch heavilv “personalized” stor repletern44/CHKONICLESrnrnrn