QUITAQUE, TEXAS, SEPT. 14, 2019, 2 PM: Official Quitaque Welcome Reception for members of the Comanche Nation. Phil Barefield, Mayor of Quitaque, welcomed an official delegation from the Comanche Nation, led by Vice-Chair LaNora Parker, Quanah's great-granddaughter. Don Parker, Quanah's great-grandson, sang the Quanah Parker song. Location: Tri-County Meals Building, 220 E. Main St., Quitaque, TX 79255.
QUITAQUE, TEXAS, SEPT. 14, 2019, 3 PM - Caprock Canyons State Park outside Quitaque, Texas (home of the Official Texas State Bison Herd) hosted a major celebration, hosted by Park Superintendent Donald Beard. More than two dozen Comanches, most of them descendants of Quanah, were present. Singers and drummers presented a multi-faceted program, much in the Comanche language. My Comancheria Institute sponsored this event. Location: Caprock Canyons State Park.