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The legend of the thunderbird

Bolts of lightning were said to shoot from the eyes of the Thunderbird and claps of thunder to come from the movement of his wings. Fierce and strong, the Thunderbird brought the storms and...


The Comanche Moon

There’s a reason why the full moon is still called “Comanche Moon” in Texas. The Comanche were notorious for their many raids, especially during a full moon, when under the cover of darkness, but still...

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Wanada Parker Page (1882-1970)

She was born in 1882 in Indian Territory. Her Indian name was Woon-ardy Parker. “Woon-ardy” in Comanche means “Stand Up and Be Strong,” because she was weak in the limbs and had to walk...