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Quannah Parker (1845 or 1852-1911) Chief of Quahada tribe of the Comanches. Born to Comanche Chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker at Lagunas Sabinas (Cedar Lake, Gaines County, Texas). Parker led the battle of Adobe Walls in which he was wounded. In later years, on the Comanche reservation near Anadarko, Oklahoma, he became a respected and wealthy cattleman and met President Theodore Roosevelt. Quanah Parker,was a Comanche war chief, a leader in the Native American Church and the last…

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I sat down in one of the desks, the only one that had an empty place. I was already 5 minutes late. I saw how the girl next to me was looking at me. Her skin was almost in a colour of the ground, her hair curly and eyes black. She wasn't Latin but Afroamerican. I imagined how weird we look sitting next to each other. Suprisingly she wasn't really mean or anything. She didn't sit as far away from me as it's possible. She just simply ignored me and we were both okay with it.