Tonkawa village near Fort Griffin, at the edge of The Flats. Although destitute themselves, the Tonkawas helped a small band of Lipan Apaches in 1869 who sought protection from the Comanche. The Lipan established a small village near the fort, the last Lipan village in Texas. Read letter from Lipan to Tonkawa. Photo courtesy of Lawrence Jones, III.
Close Window