A Comanche Story: Cynthia Ann Parker

Left: Cynthia Ann Parker. Right: Quanah Parker Public domain

A Comanche raiding party kidnapped Cynthia Ann when she was 9 years old. She lived with Comanche parents, marrying a war chief and having children. But her family never stopped searching for her. As word of her story spread, her son Quanah rose to power.

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