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Quanah Parker

Born about 1845, Comanche leader Quanah Parker lived two vastly different lives: the first as a warrior among the Plains Indians of Texas, and the second as a pragmatic leader who sought a place for his people in a rapidly changing America.

Image: Quanah Parker, ca. 1885. National Archives, National Photo Company Collection.

Audio: Houston Public Media

Photograph of Quanah Parker