Yanozha (1865-1954), also spelled Yahnozha or Yahnosha, was an Apache warrior from New Mexico, allied with Geronimo in the 1880s. In 1886, Yanozha and most other leading Apache warriors were captured by the U.S. Army and exiled to Fort Sill, Oklahoma. During his exile, he joined the Army under the name Edwin Yanozha, sometimes reported as Edward Yanosha. In 1913, Yanozha and several other surviving Apache exiles were allowed to return to the state of their birth, living in Mescalero Reservation.
Yahnozha (1865-1881) was an Apache warrior in Geronimo's forces, fighting alongside the Confederate Army during the Second Mexican War. He had a sexual encounter with Maria Guerrero in Cananea. She described it as rape, but he insisted it was consensual. The woman's father and brother ambushed Yahnozha and shot him to death. In response, the Apaches raided the town and burned most of it to the ground.