Kiowa Ethnogeography

Kiowa Ethnogeography

by William C. Meadows


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292721609
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

William C. Meadows is Professor of Anthropology and Native American Studies at Missouri State University.

Table of Contents

  • Pronunciation Guide
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Native American Ethnogeography and Research
  • Chapter 2. Kiowa Physical and Cultural Geography
  • Chapter 3. The Kiowa Homeland
  • Chapter 4. Black Goose's Map of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Reservation in Oklahoma Territory
  • Chapter 5. Contemporary Kiowa Ethnogeography
  • Appendix A. Kiowa Geography and Weather Terms
  • Appendix B. Kiowa Land-Based Place Names
    • Mountains
    • Hills and Ridges
    • Bluffs, Concavities, and Escarpments
    • Other Landforms
    • More Recent Anglo Locales
  • Appendix C. Kiowa Water-Based Place Names and Astrological Place Names
    • Streams
    • Springs, Ponds, and Lakes
    • Stream Crossings
    • Astrological Place Names
  • Appendix D. Modern Place Names Related to the Kiowa
  • Appendix E. Names of Kiowa Calendar Entries 1833-1892
  • Appendix F. Statistical Analysis of Kiowa Place Names
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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