from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Kansa.
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- n. A member of a Native American tribe.
- n. 2004, R. David Edmunds, The New Warriors: Native American Leaders Since 1900, ISBN 0803267517, page 20:
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- v. See caw.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See caw.
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There is a Missouri City, Missouri and the Kansas River is sometimes referred to as the Kaw River.
E. Kansa or Kan´-ze (refers to winds, though precise significance is unknown; frequently called Kaw), on Kansas reservation, Indian
From that day I was called the Kaw chief, even by Hassard in his letters to the
We considered ourselves to be too young to be called Kaw valley hemp pickers and not all that into it all that much, so we called ourselves the Kaw river drifters.
As we passed through the reservation of the "Kaw" Indians -- the Kansas aborigines -- our artist could not refrain from capturing a few types, and has faithfully sketched for us the little grave by the wayside, with the slain horses lying upon it, and the flag floating over it, to mark it as the resting-place of a chieftain; the stone house which the graceless Kaw has turned into a stable for his pony; and the warrior galloping across the field in the midst of a pouring rain.
The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland
Snagged this 75lb spoonbill in the Arkansas River below Kaw Reservoir.
But the names have stayed largely the same: this issue features Wayne Wightman, who I remember from the edgy "The Metaphysical Gun" in 1986, and recent issues have featured Bradley Denton, whose "Sin-Eater of the Kaw" resonated with me deeply in my youth, and Marc Laidlaw, whose "Uneasy Street" I loved.
The frustration of dealing with a novice Googler video Holy Kaw!
I'd say Lake Kaw, Oklahoma. it's right on the border between Oklahoma and Kansas.
The series also gets dramatic heft from the story of the Kaw tribe, which was sucked into Neverland and now has a key role in defending its resources from marauders.