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Kickapoo
Total population

5,000 The Kickapoo are a Native American tribe. ... Image File history File links Bandera_Kickapoo. ...

Regions with significant populations
Language(s)
English, Kickapoo
Religion(s)
 
Related ethnic groups
other Algonquian peoples

The Kickapoos are one of the Algonquian speaking Native American tribes. According to the Anishinaabeg, the name "Kickapoo" (Giiwigaabaw in the Anishinaabe language) means "Stands Here and there" and refers to the tribes migratory patterns. This interpretation is contested. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) English[2] Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Area  Ranked 15th  - Total 82,277 sq mi (213,096 km²)  - Width 211 miles (340 km)  - Length 417 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Largest metro area Oklahoma City metro area Area  Ranked 20th  - Total 69,898 sq mi (181,196 km²)  - Width 230 miles (370 km)  - Length 298 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Coahuila (formal name: Coahuila de Zaragoza) is one of Mexicos 31 component states. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Fox (known by a variety of different names, including Mesquakie, Meskwaki, Mesquakie-Sauk, Mesquakie-Sauk-Kickapoo, Sac and Fox, and others) is an Algonquian Indian language, spoken by around 1000 Fox, Sauk, and Kickapoo in various locations in the Midwestern United States. ... The Algonquian (also Algonkian) languages are a subfamily of Native American languages that includes most of the languages in the Algic language family (others are Wiyot and Yurok of northwestern California). ... The Algonquian are one of the most populous and widespread North American Native groups, with tribes originally numbering in the hundreds, and hundreds of thousands who still identify with various Algonquian peoples. ... This article is about the people indigenous to the United States. ... http://www. ... Anishinaabe or more properly Anishinaabeg or Anishinabek (which is the plural form of the word) is a self-description often used by people belonging to the indigenous Odawa, Ojibwe, and Algonkin peoples of North America, who share closely related Algonquian languages. ... Ojibwe, Ojibwa, Chippewa or Anishinaabemowin in Eastern Ojibwe syllabics) is the third most commonly spoken Native language in Canada (after Cree and Inuktitut), and the fourth most spoken in North America (behind Navajo, Cree, and Inuktitut). ...


There are three recognized Kickapoo tribes remaining in the United States: the Kickapoo of Kansas, the Kickapoo of Oklahoma, and the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas. There is another band in the Mexican state of Coahuila. There is also a large group in Arizona. Thus far the former two groups have been politically lumped with the Texas band. Additionally, Kickapoos live in small groups throughout the western United States. Around 3,000 people claim to be tribal members. Official language(s) English[2] Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Area  Ranked 15th  - Total 82,277 sq mi (213,096 km²)  - Width 211 miles (340 km)  - Length 417 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) None Capital Oklahoma City Largest city Oklahoma City Largest metro area Oklahoma City metro area Area  Ranked 20th  - Total 69,898 sq mi (181,196 km²)  - Width 230 miles (370 km)  - Length 298 miles (480 km)  - % water 1. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Coahuila (formal name: Coahuila de Zaragoza) is one of Mexicos 31 component states. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ...

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Language

The Kickapoo speak an Algonquian language closely related to that of the Sauk and Fox. The Algonquian (also Algonkian) languages are a subfamily of Native American languages that includes most of the languages in the Algic language family (others are Wiyot and Yurok of northwestern California). ... Fox (known by a variety of different names, including Mesquakie, Meskwaki, Mesquakie-Sauk, Mesquakie-Sauk-Kickapoo, Sac and Fox, and others) is an Algonquian Indian language, spoken by around 1000 Fox, Sauk, and Kickapoo in various locations in the Midwestern United States. ...


Reservations

There are three Kickapoo reservations, one in Kansas, one in Texas, and the other in Oklahoma.


Kickapoo Indian Reservation of Kansas

The Kickapoo Indian Reservation is located in the northeastern part of the state in parts of Brown, Jackson, and Atchison, counties. It has a land area of 612.203 km² (236.373 sq mi) and a resident population of 4,419 as of the 2000 census. The largest community on the reservation is the city of Horton. Brown County (standard abbreviation: BR) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Jackson County (standard abbreviation: JA) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Atchison County (standard abbreviation: AT) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Horton is a city located in Brown County, Kansas. ...


Kickapoo Indian Reservation of Texas

The Kickapoo Indian Reservation of Texas is located on the Rio Grande River on the U.S.-Mexico border in western Maverick County, just south of the city of Eagle Pass, as part of the community of Rosita South. It has a land area of 0.4799 km² (118.6 acres) and a 2000 census population of 420 persons. “Río Bravo” redirects here. ... The international border between Mexico and the United States runs a total of 3,141 km (1,951 miles) from San Diego, California, and Tijuana, Baja California, in the west to Matamoros, Tamaulipas, and Brownsville, Texas, in the east. ... Maverick County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. ... Map of the city 1887 Eagle Pass is a city in Maverick County, Texas, United States. ... Rosita South is a census-designated place located in Maverick County, Texas. ...


Kickapoo Indian Reservation of Oklahoma

Communities

Horton is a city located in Brown County, Kansas. ... Muscotah is a city located in Atchison County, Kansas. ... Netawaka is a city located in Jackson County, Kansas. ... Powhattan is a city located in Brown County, Kansas. ... Whiting is a city located in Jackson County, Kansas. ... Willis is a city located in Brown County, Kansas. ...

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Kickapoo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (725 words)
The Kickapoos are one of the Algonquian speaking Native American tribes.
There are three recognized Kickapoo tribes remaining in the U.S. —the Kickapoo of Kansas, the Kickapoo of Oklahoma, and the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas.
The Kickapoo Indian Reservation is located in the northeastern part of the state in parts of Brown, Jackson, and Atchison Counties.
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