Online Encyclopedia

OMAHAS

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 99 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: del.icio.us del.icio.us it!
OMAHAS, a tribe of North American Indians of Siouan stock. They were found on St Peter's river, Minnesota, where they lived an agricultural life. Owing to a severe epidemic of small-pox they abandoned their village, and wandered westward to the Niobrara river in Nebraska. After a succession of treaties and removals they are now located on a reservation in eastern Nebraska, and number some 1200.
End of Article: OMAHAS
[back]
OMAHA
[next]
OMALIUS

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.