Last Comanche Chief
Quanah Parker was the last Chief of the
his tribe roamed over the area where Pampas stands. Son of Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker a white girl taken captive during the raid of 1863 on Fort Parker, Texas. Cynthia Ann was recovered after after 24 years living with the Comanche and died in Anderson county shortly after. His was the last tribe to come into the reservation system.
Students will view several online newspapers and follow the permalinks embedded in each powerpoint slide, to learn about the Quanah Parker the Last Comanche Chief, and identify and explore the important issues of this Native American group.
They will use the Comanche, Notes, My Report, Compare and Contrast worksheets among others. They will analyze cartoons to identify and recognize hidden bias.