Gourd Rattles are used in Native American Church peyote meetings and prayer and healing circles. Nicholas produces both traditional style beaded gourd (peyote) rattles, and deer rawhide rattles. http://www.nicholaswood.net
Quanah Parker, Chief of Quahada tribe of the Comanches. Born at Lagunas Sabinas (Cedar Lake in Gaines Co. Tx). Led the Indians in the battle of Adobe Walls in which he was wounded. His mother, Cynthia Ann Parker, was a captured white woman. His father had been a chief of the Comanche tribe. In later years, on the Comanche reservation near Anadarko, Oklahoma, he became a respected and wealthy cattleman and met President Theodore Roosevelt.
The Native American Church with the Indigenous belief of the concept and philosophy of how The Great Spirit Chief, Creator, Almighty God brought the teachings of how the Universe was tied together with prayers and songs in a natural symbiotic relationship and laws to Nihikaa Dine' Earth Surface people or humanity. Wayne Wilson Dine'/Navajo Bitahnii (Folded Arms) Clan
Quanah Parker in ceremonial regalia, c1890.png -Quahada Comanche tribe(1890-1911) - born 1845 or 1852, died Feb 23, 1911 due to heart failure by rheumatism at Quanah Parker Star House, Cache Okla, - Comanche leader to bring Quahada band into Ft Sill - founder of Native American Church & peyote religion - parents: Peta Nacona with Cynthia Parker - spouses: Chony, Mah-Chetta-Wookey-Ah-Uh-Wuth-Takum, Coby, Toe-Pay, & Tonarcy.