Tallgrass Kanza Prairie

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Tallgrass Kanza Prairie

“The Kaw Nation (or Kanza) are a federally recognized American Indian tribe in Oklahoma. They come from the central Midwestern United States. The tribe known as Kaw have also been known as the “People of the South wind”, “People of water”, Kansa, Kaza, Kosa, and Kasa. Their tribal language is Kansa, classified as a Siouan language.”–Wikipedia

Big Bluestem, Silver bluestem, Indian grass and many other species of grasses once covered at least 170 millions acres across North America. Today, less than four percent remains. Click on the photo to link to the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve website to learn more.

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