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Kansa

The Kansa (Kaw, Hutanga) lived in the general area of the Kansas River in northeastern Kansas and in the adjoining part of Missouri. They now live in a federal trust area in north-central Oklahoma, where they are largely assimilated into the White community. They spoke a Dhegiha Siouan language and numbered about nine hundred in the 1980s.


Bibliography

Unrau, William E. (1971). The Kansa Indians: A History of the Wind People, 1673-1873. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

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Kansa Small Native American tribe that in 1854 gave its name to the state of Kansas. Linguistically part of the Siouan language group, the people now live in diverse clusters, mostly in Nebraska and Oklahoma.

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