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n. pl. Quapaw or Qua·paws
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting parts of Arkansas along the Arkansas River, with a present-day population in Oklahoma.
2. The Siouan language of the Quapaw.
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Noun1.Quapaw - a member of the Siouan people of the Arkansas river valley in Arkansas
Dhegiha - any member of a Siouan people speaking one of the Dhegiha languages
2.Quapaw - the Dhegiha dialect spoken by the Quapaw
Dhegiha - a branch of the Siouan languages
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Loose, the sub-agent of the mixed band of the Senecas, Quapaw, and Shawnees, and Mr.
Harrell had worked with JCJ on the Quapaw Nations Downstream Casino Resort in Joplin, Missouri.
It was also supported by several Oklahoma tribes including the Cherokee Nation, the Eastern Shawnee Tribe, the Miami Tribe, the Modoc Tribe, the Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma, the Peoria Tribe of Indians, the Quapaw Tribe, the Seneca-Cayuga Nation, and the Wyandotte Nation.
It's a right of passage for the fifth-graders as they journey with Quapaw Canoe Company down the river on an overnight trip.
The EPA, Oklahoma Department on Environmental Quality and the Quapaw tribe are currently taking the lead in the Tar Creek site's cleanup.
The court document states in 2002, Vice determined there was a verbal agreement between Burrow and Briscoe Metals, based in Quapaw, to buy all of the county's scrap metal paying $100 per ton.
Pattie Billings, library director at the Quapaw Tribal Library in Quapaw, Oklahoma, explains the limitations geography sets on low-income communities.
This issue Raphael Ponce of Toulouse, France presents a pair of circa 1890 Seneca-Iroquois moccasins from Quapaw Agency, Oklahoma Territory .
In the same month, the documents said, Nirschl spent more than $500,000 at the Downstream Casino resort in Quapaw, Okla.
Another twister killed one person in Quapaw, Oklahoma, before crossing into Kansas, destroying 70 homes and injuring 25 people in Baxter Springs.
Another twister killed one person in Quapaw, Oklahoma, before crossing into Kansas, destroying 60 to 70 homes and injuring 25 people in the city of Baxter Springs.