Mariposan, Noche Orientation Identification. The groups classified under the name "Yokuts" include some forty to fifty subtribes which are usually distinguished by three main cultural and geographical divisions, the Northern Valley Yokuts, the Southern Valley Yokuts, and the Foothills Yokuts. The name "Yokuts" derives from a term in several of the Yokuts dialects that means "people.
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The Kiowa are a nation of Native Americans who lived mostly in the plains of west Texas, Oklahoma and eastern New Mexico at the time of the arrival of Europeans.
Currently the Kiowa Nation is a registered tribe, with about members living in southwestern Oklahoma. The Kiowas originated in the northern basin of the Missouri River, but migrated south to the Black Hills around and lived there with the Crow.
Pushed southward by the invading Cheyennes and Sioux who were being pushed out of their lands in the great lake regions by the Objiwe tribes, the Kiowas moved down the Platte River basin to the Arkansas River area.
There they fought with the Comanches, who already occupied the land. Aroundthe two groups made an alliance and agreed to share the area. From that time on, the Comanches and Kiowas formed a deep bond; the peoples hunted, travelled, and made war together. An additional group, the Plains Apache also called Kiowa-Apachealso affiliated with the Kiowas at this time.
The Kiowas lived a not atypical Plains Indian lifestyle. Mostly nomadic, they survived on buffalo meat and gathered vegetables, living in tipis, and depended on their horses for hunting and military uses.
The Kiowa were notorious for long-distance raids as far north as Canada and south into Mexico. After the Kiowas joined forces with their former enemies, the Cheyennes, as well as the Comanches and the Apaches, to fight and raid the Eastern natives then moving into the Indian Territory.
The United States military intervened, and in the Treaty of Medicine Lodge of the Kiowa agreed to settle on a reservation in southwestern Oklahoma.
Some bands of Kiowas remained at large until On August 6, Kiowa land in Oklahoma was opened for white settlement, effectively dissolving the contiguous reservation.initiativeblog.com financially supports the Wikimedia Foundation. Displaying this page does not burden Wikipedia hardware resources.
This article is from initiativeblog.com text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation initiativeblog.com Free Documentation License. The Tachi Yokut Indian Tribe settled around the 's in the Central Valley of California. The population count in was 8, adults and 4, children.
In these early years only whites resided in these same Californian counties.3/5(4). About 40 or 50 separate tribes, each with its own name for itself, are included in what is now known as the Yokuts.
Each tribe had a certain territory and some differences in language from the other tribes. Posts about Yokuts written by Roberta Estes. In central California, before the European arrived, it’s estimated that there were 50, Wukchumni speakers.
Seneca Nation of Indians- a personal web site from tribal member Gunner Jim Jimerson on the Allegany Seneca Reservation in western New York state.
SHAWNEE. The United Tribe of Shawnee Indians(Jim Oyler's page) SHINNECOCK. Lost Choinumni Yokuts Tribe. YUP'I. Alphabetic listing of Native American Indian tribes of South, Central, and North America, with links to information about each Indian tribe and its native language.