Quanah, last chief of the Comanche

Quanah, born in 1845,¬†was the eldest son of Cynthia Ann Parker, the girl who was kidnapped and brought up by the Comanche and who married the chieftain Peta Nocona. Quanah means ‘fragrant’. There is no doubt that Quanah was a great man, and above all a man who knew how to move with the times.… Read More

Comanche in Texas

Conflict with Indians began long before Texas had become an independent state and continued for 30 years after Texas joined the United States. There were several Indian tribes in the area but by far the largest, most successful and most notorious was the Comanche nation, known as the Lords of the Plains. Of all the… Read More