Apache Indians were the earliest Native Americans to live in the High Plains of western Kansas, as reported by the Spanish of New Mexico in the 17thand early 18thcentury.
Euro-American settlers in Scott County reportedly found irrigation ditches in Ladder Creek valley.
The natives who lived in Western Kansas were referred to as the Cuartelejo Apache.
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Native Americans in Scott County Pueblo/Apache Indians Northern Cheyenne Historical Society Membership National Register Board of Directors Newsletter Events Welcome Gillicus From Fossils to the Frontier; explore our timeline from…
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When Christopher Columbus discovered America, the continent north of Mexico was inhabited by four great groups of aborigines, given the general name of “ Indians ,” the discoverers believing they…
Native American History in Kansas – Legends of Kansas
Battle Canyon in Scott County, Kansas was the site of the Battle of Punished Woman's Fork, the last encounter between Native Americans and United States Troops in the State of …
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Indian Raid On September 30th the Cheyenne appeared in Decatur County near Oberlin, Kansas . When it became known that the Indians were in the county , a meeting was held and…
Cheyenne Raid in Kansas – Legends of America