Online Encyclopedia


Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 702 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: it!
KAW, or KANSA, a tribe of North American Indians of Siouan stock. They were originally an offshoot of the Osages. Their early home was in Missouri, whence they were driven to Kansas by the Dakotas. They were moved from one reservation to another, till in 1873 they were settled in Indian Territory; they have since steadily decreased, and now number some 200.
End of Article: KAW, or KANSA

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.