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  • n. Plural form of Kickapoo.

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Examples

  • The Kickapoos were a lowly people who had never been good at war.

    Comanche Moon

  • Between 1900 and 1907 it was adopted by the Poncas, Kickapoos, and Kansas, and subsequently spread throughout the plains and into the Great Basin and deserts of the Southwest.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • That year they got a reprieve: Mackenzie, who was ready to mount a final campaign against them, was sent instead to the Mexican borderlands to stop the cross-border raiding of Texas settlements by Kickapoos and Apaches.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • By the end of July, the cornfields and villages of all the Cherokees, Delawares, Shawnees, Caddoans, Kickapoos, Creeks, Muskogees, and Seminoles in east Texas were burned to the ground.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • On the east, a comparable trading network evolved among the Kickapoos, Delawares, and Shawnees in the Indian country, offering the Comanches the same opportunities.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • George Catlin and Greasy Lake happened on the yellow buffalo before they met the Kickapoos who were its keepers.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • The first shock came when the two of them ran into a small band of Kickapoos who informed them that they themselves, not the Comanches, had found the white buffalo when it was just a calf.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • The Osages, Kickapoos, and Pawnees were at war, with the Omahas and Otos likely to be drawn into the conflict.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • Some Kickapoos had come on a white skin of some kind, that was all—perhaps it had belonged to a buffalo calf that had been eaten by wolves and coyotes.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • Out of a white beast might have grown new hope; but from a yellow beast they could expect only decay and sickness, a trailing off, a diminishment into ever smaller and more hopeless bands, such as the little band of Kickapoos they soon met.

    The Berrybender Narratives

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