By William R. Sanford
Quannah Parker was once the final nice leader of the Comanche. during this biography, the writer tells the true tale of this fearless chief, who led assaults on buffalo hunters, together with the well-known conflict at Adobe partitions. for a few years, leader Quanah Parker eluded the U.S. military and preserved the Comanche lifestyle. Later, he led his humans in the course of their years at the reservation, and helped them comply with their new lifestyle.
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Quanah at last came face to face with Colonel Mackenzie. Neither man showed his deep feelings. Quanah said quietly, “I have brought my people in. ”2 The Quahadi surrendered their weapons. They turned over their herd of 1,500 horses to the army. Then they set up their tipis in their new home. It was the end of the tribe’s ancient way of life. Quanah later said proudly, I came into Fort Sill. No [one] ride me in or lead me by halter like cow.... I fought... Mackenzie. He warrior man, good soldier, but uses two thousand men, many wagons, horses, mules.
Later, he led his people during their years on the reservation. About the Author William R. Sanford is the author of numerous books for young people. He brings many years of teaching experience to the books he has created. Contents Cover About this Book Title Page Author’s Note Chapter 1: Quanah Fights at Adobe Walls Chapter 2: Cynthia Ann Parker Becomes a Comanche Chapter 3: Quanah Becomes a Warrior Chapter 4: Quanah Begins Married Life Chapter 5: A New Foe on the Staked Plains Chapter 6: Mackenzie Conquers the Staked Plains Chapter 7: Quanah Decides to Surrender Chapter 8: Life on the Comanche Reservation Chapter 9: Quanah Builds Comanche Prosperity Chapter Notes Glossary Further Reading Internet Addresses Index Note to Our Readers Copyright More Books from Enslow Author’s Note This book tells the true story of the Comanche chief, Quanah Parker.