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LAWTON, Okla. – The Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center (CNMCC) is pleased to announce its newest exhibition, All Things Comanche – A Numunuu Trilogy. The exhibit will be on display September 27, 2012 through August 31, 2012.The public is invited to attend the opening event/reception on Thursday, September 27that 1:06 p.m. The event features tribal singing, dancing and a sampling of traditional Comanche foods. It’s free and open to the public.

All Things Comanche is a celebration of the cultural uniqueness of the great Comanche Nation. Many never seen on display Comanche items will be part of the exhibit, including a historic buffalo robe that once belonged to Cynthia Ann Parker and extremely rare photographs of the heroic Comanche Code Talkers of World War II.

The year-long exhibit will be broken into three segments. Part one kicks off September 27th with the opening reception. Part two takes place in November with another “Lecture on the Lawn” event featuring Emil Her Many Horses of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian. The third and final part of the exhibit is scheduled for the spring of 2013.“Part three will feature several historic Comanche items on loan from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian,” said Comanche National Museum Executive Director Phyllis Wahahrockah-Tasi. “It will be something that has never been seen in Southwest Oklahoma.”

The exhibition kicks off the 21st Annual Comanche Nation Fair which takes place September 28-30, 2012 at the Comanche Nation Tribal Complex 9 miles north of Lawton, OK. CNMCC will offer special hours of operation the weekend of the fair. The museum will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2012 and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 30, 2012.Comanche Nation Transit will operate free shuttles from the tribal complex to the museum to allow fair-goers an extra opportunity to see the exhibit.

CNMCC is located at 701 NW Ferris Avenue, behind McMahon Auditorium. Admission is always free. Call 580-353-0404 for more information or visit www.comanchemuseum.com.




Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center Executive Director Phyllis Wahahrockah-Tasi (right) and Executive Assistant Jordan Tippeconnic (left) prepare Comanche children toys for display as part of the All Things Comanche - A Numunuu Trilogy Exhibition opening September 27th.