bhunter3 at MINDSPRING.COM
Tue Feb 11 21:31:30 UTC 2003
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From: "Beverly Flanigan" <flanigan at OHIOU.EDU>
> Since "Sioux" is not a language, I assume this is from one of the languages in the Siouan family--that spoken by the Quapaw, as in Arkansas? In other words, were the Quapaw (a tribe I'm not familiar with) in the Kansas
Yes, the southern plains area includes Siouan-Dhegiha speakers such as Kansa, Iowa, Omaha, Osage, Ponca and Quapaw, and were sometimes referred to as the "Southern Sioux", but only because of the linguistic similarities.
From: 7th Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, 1885-1886, 1891 printing...
Kaw is equivalent to Kansa
Quapaw is equivalent to Ukaqpa is equivalent to Kwapa who where the Arkansa earlier.
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