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Comanche Indian Introduction

The Comanche Indians are a group of Native American Indians who call themselves Numinu, meaning "the people". They originally lived in the Great Plains region and it is a little known fact but, they were actually considered to be a branch of the Northern Shoshone Indian tribe. After 1700, they ended up splitting from the Shoshone and migrating to the Southern Plains, which included Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. They ended up forming about twelve separate groups of Comanche during this period. The below information explains why these Indians migrated, what their lifestyle was like, how their way of life changed with the introduction of horses, and where they live today.

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