Address
701 NW Ferris Avenue
Lawton, OK 73507
phone: 580-353-0404
e-mail: info@comanchemuseum.com
web: www.comanchemuseum.com
Staff
Phyllis Wahahrockah-Tasi, Director
phone: 580-353-0404
Candy Morgan, Education and Public Programs Manager

Description

The Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center (CNMCC) is an entity of the great Comanche Nation and offers visitors a glimpse of traditional cultural items and detailed history about the tribe.

The museum hosts national traveling exhibitions on loan from major metropolitan museums across the country such as the Smithsonian Institute, Michigan State University Museum and Chicago's Field Museum. These exhibits concentraite on American Indian art and culture and each is augmented with Comanche cultural material.

CNMCC is home to one of the most comprehensive collections of Comanche Fine Art in the world! Works by established artists Doc Tate Nevaquaya, Woogie Watchetaker, Larry and Rance Hood, Leonard Riddles, Tim Saupitty, Tim Tate Nevaquaya and Quanah Parker Burgess, just to name a few.

Mission

Its purpose is to allow visitors a better understanding about the Comanche People. CNMCC provides historical and cultural information that is often overlooked in books and modern day media. The facility provides a teaching tool for the public and offers guests a chance to learn about the largest American Indian tribe in the Lawton-Fort Sill area.