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Published by University of Oklahoma Press .
Written in English


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StatementWilliam T. Hagan.
SeriesOklahoma western biographies series -- v.6.
The Physical Object
Pagination(160)p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20327769M
ISBN 100806127724

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  Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S.C. Gwynne is full of great research and racism. This book has only a tiny, tiny mention about Quanah. This book is very misleading by the title and blurb/5(K). Quanah Parker, (born ?, near Wichita Falls, Texas, U.S.—died Febru , Cache, near Fort Sill, Oklahoma), Comanche leader who, as the last chief of the Kwahadi (Quahadi) band, mounted an unsuccessful war against white expansion in northwestern Texas (–75). He later became the main spokesman and peacetime leader of the Native Americans in the region, a role he performed for. Not much of this book details Quanah's early life before his relegation to the Comanche-Kiowa reservation after the Red River War of The main exception is that he was the son of Cynthia Ann Parker, a Texas girl who was taken into captivity by the Comanches in a raid on Fort Parker in /5. The last Chief of the Quahadi Comanche, Parker was both a major resistor to white settlers, as well as a leader in the tribe’s adjustment to reservation life.. Quanah was born around to Chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker, a white captive of the Comanche, near the Wichita Mountains of 24 years of living with the Indians, Quanah’s mother was recaptured in the Battle.

  Quanah Parker: The last Comanche chief and his family. Hello all! If you know me and this site’s Facebook page, you know that one of my favorite chief is Mr. Quanah only was he handsome (and he really was!), his story and his family story are amazing. Quanah Parker. likes. Quanah Parker was a Comanche chief and the last leader of the powerful Quahadi band, as well as a leader in the Native American ers: ‎Quannah Parker was the last great chief of the Comanche. In this biography, the author tells the real story of this fearless leader, who led attacks on buffalo hunters, including the famous battle at Adobe Walls. For many years, Chief Quanah Parker eluded the U.S. Army and preserved the Comanche way.   Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them all. S. C. Gwynne's Empire of the Summer Moon spans two astonishing by:

Quanah Parker, Comanche Chief - Ebook written by William T. Hagan. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Quanah Parker, Comanche Chief/5(2). The son of white captive Cynthia Ann Parker, Quanah Parker rose from able warrior to tribal leader on the Comanche reservation. Between and his death in , Quanah dealt with local Indian agents and with presidents and other high officials in Washington, facing the classic dilemma of a leader caught between the dictates of an occupying power and the wrenching physical and spiritual. Quanah Parker, indeed, was a man of different lives of Quanah, who led his people during the wars on the southern Plains and then guided them through the reservation years, are competently chronicled in Bill Neeley’s biography, The Last Comanche Chief: The Life and Times of Quanah Parker (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, Author: Historynet Staff.   The son of white captive Cynthia Ann Parker, Quanah Parker rose from able warrior to tribal leader on the Comanche reservation. Between and his death in , Quanah dealt with local Indian agents and with presidents and other high officials in Washington, facing the classic dilemma of a leader caught between the dictates of an occupying power and the wrenching physical and spiritual Brand: University of Oklahoma Press.