Entry from US English dictionary
1A North American people of eastern Kansas.
- The Kansa were moved onto a reservation on the Indian Territory in June 1873.
- The earliest recorded notice of the Kansa is by Juan de Oflate, who went from San Gabriel, New Mexico, in 1601.
1.1The language of the Kansa. Also called Kaw.
- Although there are no native speakers of Kansa any more, some young people are working to learn their ancient language again.
- Kansa, also known as Kanza or Kaw, was a Siouan language of the Great Plains.
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