UNOFFICAL RESULTS 12/5/20
The Comanche Nation Elder Center held it’s annual Easter Celebration the afternoon of March 29 at their Lawton, Okla. facility. Around 75 elders of all ages fellowshipped over an Easter meal, and gathered outside to hunt Easter Eggs. Winning the prize eggs were Inez Motah, Jesse Lorentz, and Trecil Koomsa. Anna Tahmahkera won the Easter Bonnet Contest. Door prizes were also given out. Photo by Jolene Schonchin- Comanche Nation PIO-News
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Historical Swearing In. Comanche History was made February 1, when two judges of the Comanche Tribal Court were sworn-in at the Comanche Nation Complex. Lisa Otipoby Herbert, Comanche Nation, was sworn in as the Chief Judge, and Ralph Simon, Kickapoo Tribe, was sworn in as the District Judge. Over 100 witnessed the ceremony both in person and through the livestream . The judges will begin next week, with a full docket.
HAND GAME VICTORY. The I AM NDN Youth Hand Game Team fought their way from the bottom bracket to win Second Place at a Hand game Tournament held at the Comanche Nation’s Watchetaker Hall January 27. The team lost their first game, but battled their way back, winning three games in a row. The IAM NDN You Hand Game Team are, from left: right Kyah Polite, Sonja Delgado, Jordyn Simmons. Bottom Row from left to right Jaylyn Sapcut, Anhiga Delgado, Hunter Lee Delgado, Johnny Sapcut. Courtesy Photo- IAM NDN
A CELEBRATION FOR A CENTURY. January 29 was a special day in Comanche Country, as Anna Wockmetooah Tahmahkera, one of the oldest living Elders of the Comanche Nation, turned 100 years old. A birthday celebration was held at the Edith Kassanavoid Assisted Living Center to commemorate Tahmahkera. The Comanche Nation Princess, Tristen Wauqua, opened with the Lord’s Prayer, and Comanche Nation Chairman, William Nelson, pictured, read a proclamation from the Comanche Nation, and sang a song for Tahmahkera for her birthday.