Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History - Chapters 20 through 22 Summary & Analysis

S. C. Gwynne
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Chapters 20 through 22 Summary and Analysis

In chapter twenty, Quanah quickly adapted to his new life and took on a leadership role in an effort to help his tribe members adapt as well. He spent time with and learned from the whites he came in contact with. This wasn't popular with his own people and many of the Indians hated him for this attitude. By 1880, there was no doubt that Quanah was the leader of the Indians and was the man the Indian agents called on. Quanah and a group from his band convinced the agents to allow a small number of Indians to leave the reservation in search of buffalo. For whatever reason, he was allowed to go and discovered for himself that the great herds of buffalo were no longer in existence. However, Quanah found a large herd of cattle belonging to a...

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