National Geographic : 1944 Jul
Finest Horsemen of the Plains Were the Comanche, Nomad Warriors and Buffalo Hunters Once they ranged from the Platte River south into Mexico. This photograph of a Comanche skin-tent villagewas made between 1868 and 1872 (page 79). Bureau ofAmerican Ethnology Log Cabins and Rail Fences, Copied from Pioneer Whites, Merge with Grass LodgesinaWichita Indian Village This Anadarko, Oklahoma, settlement was photographed about 1880. Grass lodges of the Wichitas were describedbythe chroniclers ofthe Coronado expedition.