I am going into battle and if I die, you are chief.
The Americans want to take away our traditions and way of life including our nomadic lifestyle. We can't let that happen.
Quanah's Father was Peta Nocona, a Comanche Chief. His mother was Cynthia Ann Parker, a white woman who was taken captive during a raid on Parker's Fort, in 1836.
Victory is ours!
Quanah's father died while defending an encampment on the Pease River against Texas Rangers. Because of this, Quanah became chief.
I agree on living in the reservations, and getting the guaranteed money from the government.
Quanah Parker did not agree with the Treaty of medicine Creek lodge and planned attacks on the U.S.
I am doing as much as I can to protect my fellow Comanches. As well as make a difference.
In a very important battle, The Battle of Adobe Walls, the Native Americans lost the battle, and Quanah Parker nearly lost his life.
The Comanches became hungry and weak, so Quanah and the rest of the Indians surrendered for reservation life.
After Quanah Parker agreed to reservation life, he negotiated grazing rights with Texas Cattlemen, invested in a railroad, learned English, became a reservation judge, and pleaded the cause of the Comanche Nation.