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1. Fort Orleans, the First French Post on the Missouri Fort Orleans, the First French Post on the Missouri April 1914 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....

2. Indian Place-Names: Their Origin, Evolution, and Meanings, Collected in Kansas. .. Indian Place-Names: Their Origin, Evolution, and Meanings, Collected in Kansas. .. 1968 Description of the meaning of the word "Missouri," from the Missouri Indians.

3. Missouri's Aboriginal Inhabitants Missouri's Aboriginal Inhabitants July//1909 Article about the history of the various Indian tribes of Missouri, including the Kansa Indians, Missouri Indians, and Delaware Indians, with description of their languages translated into English and...

4. Names of Kansas Rivers Reflect Some of the History Made on Their Banks Names of Kansas Rivers Reflect Some of the History Made on Their Banks January/17/1950 Article discussing the origins of the names of rivers in Kansas, including the Missouri River, from the word "Missouri," meaning "'town of large canoes' or 'wooden canoe people,'" taken from the Missouri...

5. Partie des Etats-Unis Partie des Etats-Unis 1825 Early map of Missouri and Illinois, apparently from a French atlas. Much of what is now eastern Kansas is also included, along with small sections of Kentucky and Tennessee. An early organization of Missouri...

6. The Contributors' Club: Old Times on the Missouri The Contributors' Club: Old Times on the Missouri September//1903 Article about the history of navigation on the Missouri River and Osage River, giving comparisons of different times, as far back as the Missouri Indians, to an 1886 voyage aboard the steamboat "General...

7. The Early Cartography of the Missouri Valley The Early Cartography of the Missouri Valley July//1934 Early maps and early history of the exploration and cartography of the Missouri River Valley, including the Kansas City area, from the late 1600s to the early 1800s by French (Marquette and Joliet, Etienne...

8. The Missouri Citizen: History, Institutions and Constitution of the State The Missouri Citizen: History, Institutions and Constitution of the State 1960 Description of the word origin and pronunciation of the state of Missouri, the Missouri Indians, and the Missouri River.

9. The Missouri Indians The Missouri Indians 1936 Reprint of a magazine article about the history of the Missouri Indians, dying out in 1907 in their "full-blooded" version.

10. Warriors of the Missouri Waterways Warriors of the Missouri Waterways October 1, 2003 Part 5 in the series "Lewis and Clark in Missouri." The author reviews the history of the Missouris and Osages in Missouri prior to Lewis' and Clark's epic expedition. Also addressed is the interaction...

11. Who Were the Missouri Indians? Who Were the Missouri Indians? March//1938 Article describing the Missouri Indians, an offshoot of Sioux Indians, no longer existing as "full-blooded," but in the 1600s and 1700s estimated to be "'the most powerful nation on the Missouri River.'"...