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Kiowa Indians (from Gǎ’-i-gwŭ, or Kǎ’-i-gwŭ, ‘principal people,’ their own name). A tribe at one time residing about. the upper Yellowstone and Missouri, but better known as centering about the upper Arkansas and Canadian in Colorado and Oklahoma, and constituting, so far as present knowledge goes, a distinct linguistic stock. Read more about the Kiowa Tribe History
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Kiowa Indian Biographies
- Kiowa Indian Chiefs and Leaders (hosted at AccessGenealogy)
- Big Tree – Kiowa Chief, (hosted at Encyclopedia Of Oklahoma History and Culture)
- Dohäsan – Kiowa Chief (hosted at United States History)
- Kicking Bird – Kiowa Chief, (hosted at Encyclopedia Of Oklahoma History and Culture)
- Lone Wolf – Kiowa Chief (hosted at Encyclopedia Of Oklahoma History and Culture)
- Maman-Ti – Kiowa Medicine Man (hosted at Texas State Historical Association)
- Satanta (White Bear) – Kiowa Chief (hosted at Wikipedia)
- Satank (Sitting Bear) – Kiowa Chief (hosted at Wikipedia)
- Tohausen – Kiowa Chief (hosted at Smithsonian American Art Museum)
- A Guide to Tracing your Indian Ancestry(PDF)
- Tribal Leaders Directory
- Recognized Indian Entities, 10/2010 Update (PDF)
Kiowa Indian Cemeteries
- Native American Cemeteries (hosted at AccessGenealogy)
- Old Rainy Mountain Indian Mission Cemetery (hosted at Rebelcherokee’s History and Genealogy Sites)
- Saddle Mountain Intertribal Cemetery (hosted at Rebelcherokee’s History and Genealogy Sites)
- Simone (hosted at Find a Grave)
Kiowa Indian Census
- 1900 Indian Territory Census (hosted at Ancestry.com)
- Indians in the 11th (1890) Census of the United States
- US Indian Census Schedules 1885-1940
Federal Recognized Tribes
- Kiowa Indian Tribe
P.O. Box 369 or 100 Kiowa Way
Carnegie, OK 73015
Genealogy Help Pages
- Proving Your Indian Ancestry
- Indian Genealogy
- DNA- Testing for your Native American Ancestry
- How to Write a Genealogical Query
Kiowa Indian History
- Kiowa Indian History
- Kiowa History (hosted at History of TSHA Online)
- Kiowa (hosted at Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture)
- Kiowa Apache Indian History
- Kiowa Apache History (hosted at History of TSHA Online)
- Kiowa Apache Indians, (hosted at Family Search)
Kiowa Indian Land and Maps
- Kiowa Map (hosted at Texas Indians)
- Opening the Kiowa, Comanche and Apache Land (hosted at OKGenWeb)
- Indian Reservation History
Kiowa Indian Language
- Sign Language Among North American Indians
- Kiowa Language (hosted at Native Languages of the Americas)
- Kiowa-Tanoan Language Family (hosted at Native Languages of the Americas)
Kiowa Indian Legends
- How Saynday Got The Sun (hosted at Lady Pixel’s Place)
- Abandoning Old People (hosted at Library of Congress)
- Kiowa and Cheyenne Fight 1837 (hosted at Library of Congress)
- Kit Carson Fights with the Kiowa (hosted at Library of Congress)
- NA-NEWBIES, A mailing list for anyone who is new to Native American genealogy.
- NATIVEAMERICAN-BURIALGROUNDS-L, Discussing and sharing of information regarding remaining and lost Native American burial grounds in the United States.
- NATIVEAMERICAN-CHIEFS – A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the chiefs of the Native American tribes/nations in the United States. Stories or history of Chiefs in Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean are also welcome.
- INDIAN TRIBES-LOCATION, One for each state. Ask questions to find the location of your ancestors
- INDIAN CEMETERIES, A place to share the location or transcriptions of Indian Cemeteries
- INDIAN ROLL LIST, List for each of the Indian Rolls, discussion on each of the rolls
Kiowa Indian Military
- 19th Century Indian Military Veterans (hosted at Rebelcherokee’s History and Genealogy Sites)
- Red River War (hosted at Wikipedia)
- Kiowa Tribal Marines (hosted at Rebelcherokee’s History and Genealogy Sites)
- Red River War of 1874 (hosted at Texas Beyond History)
- Red River War 1874-1875 (hosted at Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture
- Indian Wars, Conflicts and Disturbances 1614-1893
- Indians Who Served in the War (WWII)
The list of tribes and organizations below are not federally recognized. Many of them are state recognized organizations only or working towards federal recognition. We do not have the resources to check the validity of each and every organization and expect that you should before attempting to join or send a monetary contribution. We will provide a listing for any Native American organization or tribe. If you would like your organization listed please submit the information.
- Hampton School Records
- Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute
- Indian Schools, Seminaries and Asylums
Kiowa Indian Treaties
- Indian Treaties, Acts and Agreements
- Signers of Native American Treaties, Indian, Military and Guests
- Indian Affairs, Laws and Treaties, Vol. 2 As the United States expanded westward from the original thirteen colonies, settlers often confronted the existing owners of the land. As a result the federal government often negotiated treaties with these Native Americans. This collection of official treaties was compiled by the United States and originally printed in 1904. (Subscribers Only) Try Ancestry.com’s Census Images for FREE!!!
Kiowa Indian Suggested Reading
Indian Signals and Sign Language
Fully illustrated guide to the universal Indian sign language which united all tribes. 800 signs allow the reader to converse on a wide variety of subjects. Reproductions of the famed George Catlin paintings. Full-color photographs throughout.
Life at the Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency: The Photographs of Annette Ross Hume
Anadarko, Oklahoma, bills itself today as the Indian Capital of the Nation, but it was a drowsy frontier village when budding photographer Annette Ross Hume arrived in 1890. Home to a federal agency charged with serving the many American Indian tribes in the area, the town burgeoned when the U.S. government auctioned off building lots at the turn of the twentieth century. Hume faithfully documented its explosive growth and the American Indians she encountered. Her extraordinary photographs are collected here for the first time.
The Autobiography of a Kiowa Apache Indian
This exciting autobiography of Jim Whitewolf, a Kiowa Apache born in the second half of the 19th-century, offers an excellent inside-look at Indian culture. An ethnological classic, it details childhood, tribal customs, contact with whites, government attitudes toward tribe, much more.