Memories Of Dick Sheegog

Memories Of Dick Sheegog

I have been thinking about writing some articles on the Comanche Indians. This area called the Chickasaw nation and the Leased Lands west of the 98th meridian were part of the original Comanche lands called Comancheria. Comancheria extended from the Cross Timbers to the Rockie Mountains and north from Kansas into Mexico.

I recently read a very interesting book called “Empire of the Summer Moon” which was an in-depth history of the Comanches for the last four hundred years. I think that this Indian pioneer paper would be a good place to start. It was told by Dick Sheegog who lived in Sulphur. This W.P.A. interview was taken by fieldworker John Daugherty on June 2, 1937. I hope you enjoy this one.

My parents were Edward Sheegog and Elizabeth Manass. (Dates and places of births unknown). There were three children in our family. Father was a stockman.






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