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Grant W Harrington
Nettie Thompson Grove
Alan W Farley
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Theodore S Case
Historical Notes--Incidents of Early Travels in Missouri
Accounts of French explorers and traders of the late 1600s to early 1700s on the Missouri River and distinctions between different types of Indians from their encounters with Missouri, Osage, and Illinois...
Archaeology--Age of "Prehistoric" Remains Found at Kansas City, and of the Races of Men Associated with Them
Address presented before the Kansas City Academy of Science about Osage Indian relics including a chert arrow head found at the site of an extinct lake at Missouri and Troost Avenues.
Singer Mfg. Co., The
Advertising card for The Singer Manufacturing Co. showing four men with a Singer sewing machine. Front of card says: "India." Front lower left corner says: "J. Ottmann Lith. Co. N.Y." Back of card gives...
Ancestral Pow Wow Comes to Historic Northeast
An event called the Native American Ancestral Pow Wow is to be held on September 20, 2002 at the Concourse. It is being sponsored by the Heart of America Indian Center and it is hoped that this will be...
Indian Treaties and Councils Affecting Kansas: Dates and Places Where Held, Names of Tribes, Commissioners and Indians Concluding Same
Annotated list of Indian treaties and Indian councils affecting Kansas back to Coronado's 1541 exploration and picking up in the early 1700s with Du Tisne and Bourgmond and then again in the early 1800s...
Indian Center Gears Up For Winter Pow-Wow
Annual winter pow-wow is being billed as an educational pow-wow.
Archaeology of Kansas
Article about "human artifacts and animal bones" found in western Kansas by Waldo Wedel, "Smithsonian Institution archaeologist," including artifacts and remains of prehistoric Indians.
The First Kaw Indian Mission
Article about "the first Christian mission among the Kaw or Kansas Indians" established on September 16, 1830 by Reverend Thomas Johnson and his brother William Johnson, "residing in Howard county, Missouri."...
Skeletal Aging of New World Settlers
Article about "two dozen human bones recently found on gravelly bars of the Kansas River" as possibly "the oldest human skeletal remains yet found in the Americas, according to scientists at the annual...
Our Indian Ambassadors to Europe
Article about diplomatic visits, for political purposes, of American Indians to Western European nations, especially France and England in the late 1700s and early 1800s.
Historical Notes--The Spanish Expedition to Missouri in 1719
Article about expeditions to Missouri territory by Spanish soldiers from New Mexico in 1719 to push the French out of the area, but instead meeting with disaster at the hands of local Osage Indians.
Reminiscences of the Methodist Shawnee Mission
Article about experiences at Methodist Shawnee Indian Mission by preacher and teacher Nathan Scarritt (1821-1890) in the 1840s with information on other members of the Scarritt family.
A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission
Article about experiences at Methodist Shawnee Indian missions (written by Reverend Joab Spencer, one of its missionaries) of preachers and teachers such as Reverend Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), Reverend...
Article about Fort Carondelet, the Spanish trading post of the Chouteaus, named after Baron de Carondelet, governor general of Louisiana" in 1794. Detailed description of the fort in Vernon County, Missouri,...
Fort Orleans, the First French Post on the Missouri
Article about Fort Orleans, "the first French post on the Missouri" River, established in Carroll County, Missouri (two counties west of Kansas City) in 1723 by Etienne de Bourgmont and razed by 1728....
November 6, 1898
Article about Fort Rice on the Missouri River in North Dakota Territory, and the time there of Indian fighter Major D. C. Smith.
Huron Cemetery--National Burying Ground of the Wyandotte Indians
Article about genealogical information gathered at Huron Cemetery, "located in the 600 block on Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas--west of and adjacent to the Public Library in Huron Park."
The Methodist Shawnee Mission in Johnson County, Kansas, 1830-1862
Article about he history of the Methodist Shawnee mission in Johnson County, Kansas, from 1830 to 1862, established by Reverend Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), a Methodist missionary to the Shawnee Indians,...
Center Furthers Appreciation of Native American Culture
Article about Heart of America Indian Cultural Center located at the Paseo and Admiral Boulevard serving more than 10,000 people living in a nine county area.
Washakie--Chief of the Shoshones, Father-in-Law of James Bridger
Article about Jim Bridger's relationship to Washakie, chief of the Shoshone Indians of Montana, starting with Bridger's marriage to his daughter, Little Fawn, in 1850, bringing her back to Dallas, Missouri....
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