Chief Naiche was the final hereditary chief of the Chiricahua band of Apache. Naiche's name, which in English means "meddlesome one" or "mischief maker". He was the youngest son of Cochise. Naiche died on March 1919 in Mescalero, New Mexico.
Using body paint for tiger stripes really makes this cat/tiger costume so much bolder and more interesting/original. And it's such a versatile technique - just about any dress/outfit can be used for a whole variety of animal, etc costumes