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Ancestral homeland: In the Ohio Valley
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Contents

Tribal Headquarters

Kaw Nation
P.O. Box 50
Kaw City, OK 74641
Phone: 1.580.269.2552
Fax: 1.580.269.2301
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History

Brief Timeline

1804-06: Lewis and Clark Expedition made contact with the tribe

1820-1846: lost most of their land in what is now Kansas and Nebraska

1846: assigned a reservation at Council Grove on the Neosho River

1873: new reservation in Indian Territory (Oklahoma)

1887: lands were alloted

Additional References to the History of the Tribe

Reservations

Records

Agency Records

Correspondence and Census

Tribe Agency

Location of

Original Records

Pre-1880 Correspondence

M 234 RG 75 Rolls

Roll Number

FHL

Film

Number

Post-1885 Census

M595 RG 75 Rolls

Roll Number

FHL

Film

Number

Kaw Pawnee Agency, 1871-1964 Fort Worth 659-68 199, 317-28, 337-43 579746-753
Kaw, Kansas Ft. Leavenworth, Agency, 1824-47 Washington D.C. 330-03 -
Kaw, Kansas Osage River Agency, 1847-51 Washington D.C. 642-51 -
Kaw,Kansas Potawatomi Agency, 1851-55 Washington D.C. 678-95 -
Kaw, Kansas Kansas Agency, 1855-76 Washington D.C. 364-70 -
Kaw, Indian Territory Osage Agency, 1874-80 Washington D. C. & Fort Worth 633-41 -

Vital Records

  • Pawnee Agency, M595, births and deaths 1924-1932, FHL Film: 579750

Important Web Sites

References


Bibliography

  • Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives; Record Group 75, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1906 Available online.
  • Klein, Barry T., ed. Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian. Nyack, New York: Todd Publications, 2009. 10th ed. WorldCat 317923332; FHL book 970.1 R259e.
  • Malinowski, Sharon and Sheets, Anna, eds. The Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. Detroit: Gale Publishing, 1998. 4 volumes. Includes: Lists of Federally Recognized Tribes for U.S., Alaska, and Canada – pp. 513-529 Alphabetical Listing of Tribes, with reference to volume and page in this series Map of “Historic Locations of U.S. Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Canadian Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Mexican, Hawaiian and Caribbean Native Groups” Maps of “State and Federally Recognized U.S. Indian Reservations. WorldCat 37475188; FHL book 970.1 G131g.
Vol. 1 -- Northeast, Southeast, Caribbean
Vol. 2 -- Great Basin, Southwest, Middle America
Vol. 3 -- Arctic, Subarctic, Great Plains, Plateau
Vol. 4 -- California, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands
  • Sturtevant, William C. Handbook of North American Indians. 20 vols., some not yet published. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978– .
Volume 1 -- Not yet published
Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- WorldCat 234303751
Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- WorldCat 255572371
Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- WorldCat 19331914; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.4.
Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- WorldCat 299653808; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.5.
Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- WorldCat 247493742; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.6.
Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- WorldCat 247493311
Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- WorldCat 13240086; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.8.
Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- WorldCat 26140053; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.9.
Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- WorldCat 301504096; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.10.
Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- WorldCat 256516416; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.11.
Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- WorldCat 39401371; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.12.
Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- WorldCat 48209643
Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- WorldCat 254277176
Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- WorldCat 356517503; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.15.
Volume 16 -- Not yet published
Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- WorldCat 43957746
Volume 18 -- Not yet published
Volume 19 -- Not yet published
Volume 20 -- Not yet published

 

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