Quapaw


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Qua·paw

 (kwô′pô)
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
The Quapaw Cattle Co., for example, donates about 20,000 pounds of beef and bison to Quapaw Public Schools, as well as area food banks, day care centers, churches and Quapaw Tribe Title VI nutritional programs in an effort to provide protein for a healthy diet.
The Little Rock Port Authority purchased the land along the east side of Thibault Road from the Quapaw Nation, led by John Berrey.
The second milestone compelled EPA and the Bureau of Indian Affairs to work with the Quapaw Nation to establish the tribes ability to establish institutional controls on their properties.
The Kaw are historically associated with the Quapaw and Osage, the latter with whom they often have intermarried.
Ruskey was in the process of launching the Quapaw Canoe Company, the first-ever guiding service on the lower Mississippi River.
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.
In the same month, the documents said, Nirschl spent more than $500,000 at the Downstream Casino resort in Quapaw, Okla., and Harrah's Casino in North Kansas City, Mo.
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.
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