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The Historical Indians of Kansas

Kansas is derived form the native American tribal name Kansa or "Wind People." This is a list of historic tribes associated with Kansas.





Kiowa Apache







Kansas History

Emporia State University

Research Guide for Native American History


World Book Encyclopedia


Encyclopedia Britannica

Kansas State Historical Society


Native American Music and Dance


Art Project

Native American Tribe/ Kansas History Research

·         Lance Cully to share about his Apache culture

·         Research an North American native Indian tribe

·         Create a PowerPoint presentation (8-10 slides plus works cited)

·         Cite your sources

·         Goal – to design a logo to reflect your tribe



Research Project

Answer these questions:

  1. Where did your tribe originate?
  2. When did your tribe live in modern-day Kansas?
  3. Where is your tribe today?
  4. What was the tribe's culture?
  5. What type of home did your tribe live in?
  6. What type of clothing did they wear?
  7. What type of weapons and tools did they use?
  8. Was your tribe sedentary or nomadic?
  9. What type of food did they eat?
  10. Describe your tribe's arts and crafts.
  11. Name and explain at least one tribe tradition.
  12. What was your tribe's religion?
  13. Any other interesting info you would like to include...



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