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keep them in a temperaturecontrolled room and rarely handle them. This is only the second time in 13 years that we have put some of the items on display.” White said that Parker and Reaugh shared 50 years in time and a love for the southern Great Plains.

Quanah was both a Native American warrior and peacemaker who lived on the southern Plains, and Reaugh was an artist who devoted his career to painting the southern Plains.” Reaugh lived long enough to see himself referred to as “Dean of Texas Artists,” White said. He created more

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than 7,000 works of art, primarily in small plein air pastel sketches. “Frank Reaugh: View from the Easel” is an exhibit of 120 of Reaugh’s works. His interest in Western art was less on the human side than in the natural environment and animals, particularly the Texas The eagle feather headdress worn in this undated photo of Longhorn. Quanah Parker, last chief of the most powerful tribe in America, “Buckskin and is part of a new exhibit at the National Ranching Heritage B e a d s : N a t i v e Center. The exhibit focuses on Native American clothing and American Clothing artifacts once owned by Parker and given as gifts to three generations of the Burk Burnett family, owners of the Four and Artifacts” is an Sixes Ranch. The artifacts have been donated to the center. exhibit addressing The exhibits will be on the unique friendship be- gave to three generations of tween Quanah and the Texas the Burnett family and also display throughout the winter cattlemen, especially the includes clothing and arti- and into the spring months Burk Burnett family of the facts from other Plains tribes. 2017. Four Sixes Ranch. The exhibit features clothing and artifacts Quanah

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The Texas Plains Trail Region has temporarily placed a Quanah Parker Trail Arrow on the front lawn of the National Ranching Heritage Center in recognition of a new museum exhibition featuring clothing and artifacts that once belonged to Quanah, the last chief of the Comanche tribe. The trail arrows dot the Panhandle landscape in more than 70 locations with a tie to the last chief of the greatest tribe in America.

Golden Gazette November 2016  

Lubbock's Senior Newspaper

Golden Gazette November 2016  

Lubbock's Senior Newspaper