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Kiowa Apache

n. pl. Kiowa Apache or Kiowa Apaches
1. A member of a Native American people of the southern Great Plains who formed an integral part of the Kiowa tribe and shared its culture and history although speaking an unrelated Athabaskan language.
2. The Athabaskan language of the Kiowa Apache.
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Jordan presents Plains Apache Ethnobotany, an in-depth study and reference of how the Plains Apache native people of North America used more than 110 plant species in food, medicine, and rituals, and material culture.
The Kiowa and the Plains Apache claimed rights to much of western Oklahoma.
American Indian groups known to have inhabited the upper Arkansas River basin after the adoption of the horse but before the widespread use of firearms include the Plains Apache, probably the Carlana, Penxayes and Cuartelejo bands, and the Comanche and their Ute allies.
Which is why it is so gratifying to read Grinnell's Chapter 6, 'The Peace with the Kiowas', in which Grinnell recounts, in loving detail, the diplomatic overtures, meetings, councils, and finally, the great meeting on the Arkansas River in 1840 of Cheyennes, Arapahoes, Kiowas, Comanches, and Plains Apaches where they concluded a peace agreement which was never broken.
Also known as the Kiowa-Apaches, or Plains Apaches, the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma is the smallest of the three groups that lived on the Kiowa-Comanche-Apache Reservation (K-C-A).