[aka Kansa, Kansas, Kaw]

Classification: Siouan



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Kansa, Kansas, Kaw, Konze, Kanze,

Siouan, Mississippi Valley Siouan, Dhegihan

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Dissolved in 1902, the Kaw Nation was reconstituted in 1959 with a headquarters at Kaw City, Oklahoma, and now has a membership of about 1,700. There have been no fluent speakers of the language since the early 1980s, but about a dozen people claim some knowledge of it.

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