noun (plural same or Kickapoos)
1A member of an American Indian people formerly living in Wisconsin, and now in Kansas, Oklahoma, and north central Mexico.
- Historically recorded groups include Apaches, Comanches, Kickapoos, and Kiowas.
- Several tribes, especially the Cherokees and Creeks in the South and the Shawnees, Kickapoos, Miamis, and others north of the Ohio River, held substantial military power.
- This Indian Territory was where eastern Indian tribes such as the Kickapoos, Delawares, and Shawnees lived.
Relating to the Kickapoo or their language.
- Though the Kickapoo tribe sold the land to the federal government in 1815, the Miamis argued that the area really wasn't theirs to sell: the Miamis already owned it.
- This diorama shows a reconstruction of the lifeway of the historic Kickapoo people in Illinois.
- Here is a picture of a Kickapoo wickiup and some more information about wickiups and other Indian brush shelters.
From Kickapoo kiikaapoa.
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