Native America

The Comanche and the Horse

Special | 5m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

Today the image of Indians on horseback is iconic. But Native Americans never set eyes on a horse before the 15th century when Europeans bring them to America as a weapon of conquest. The Comanche and other native peoples adapt the horse as a powerful ally in the fight to protect their land and way of life. The Comanche consider the horse a relative and a gift from the Creator.

Aired: 08/15/18

Rating: NR

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