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Before boundaries were drawn and states were born, there lived a man named Quanah Parker. He was half white and half Comanche but, in his heart, he was one hundred percent Comanche. In his youth, he fought in a battle against the white buffalo hunters known as the "Battle of the Second Adobe Walls." After he witnessed the death of a close Comanche friend, who was killed by a Tonkawa scout of the Texas Rangers, Quanah Parker declared war on Texans. Like his father before him, ...
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Overview

Before boundaries were drawn and states were born, there lived a man named Quanah Parker. He was half white and half Comanche but, in his heart, he was one hundred percent Comanche. In his youth, he fought in a battle against the white buffalo hunters known as the "Battle of the Second Adobe Walls." After he witnessed the death of a close Comanche friend, who was killed by a Tonkawa scout of the Texas Rangers, Quanah Parker declared war on Texans. Like his father before him, Quanah Parker was a warrior.

Quanah Parker and his band of Kwahadi (Quohada) were the last Comanche tribe to come into Fort Sill Reservation. Wanting to reach the Indians on the reservation, and finding it hard for him and his white officers to do so, General Mackenzie used Quanah Parker as a bridge to link the deep valleys between the Comanche people and white cultures.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608602278
  • Publisher: Strategic Book Group, LLC
  • Publication date: 8/19/2009
  • Pages: 84
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.22 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2010

    Between Two Worlds: The Legend Of Quanah Parker

    Between Two Worlds: The Legend Of Quanah Parker is written for ages 9 to 13, but it can be enjoyed by all ages. Quanah Parker's ability to change and foresee the future of his people, yet, keep his Comanche heritage makes him unique. His story is one of heartbreak and forefillment. The is well researched and the writing is well done. The originality is there, eventhough Quanah Parker's legend has been told many times. It is well worth the time to read.
    Sincerely Cynthia Kay Rhodes

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