The last chief of the Comanches and the fall of an empire
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Dustin Tahmahkera |
• June 2020
Late one night in 1871, a group of riders descended on a sleeping army camp, stole about 70 horses, and disappeared. Led by a young chief named Quanah Parker, the raid was the latest in a long series of altercations along the Texas frontier between Indigenous people and United States forces. Who was this brave warrior? Dustin Tahmahkera details the life of the last chief of the Comanches. [Directed by Tomás Pichardo-Espaillat, narrated by Dustin Tahmahkera, music Cem Misirlioglu / WORKPLAYWORK].