A Comanche Story: Quanah Parker

Quanah Parker (c. 1840 - 1911) stands and poses for a photograph, late 19th Century. Hulton Archive / Getty Images

In this episode, we tell the story of Cynthia Ann Parker's son, the Comanche war chief Quanah Parker. Quanah led Comanche forces until his defeat at Adobe Walls. He then encouraged his people to settle on the reservation, refusing to sacrifice his culture.

Topics in this Podcast: 20th century, biographies, British history, Quanah Parker, The Most Requested Episodes We Already Have, 19th century, American history, Native American history, U.S. history