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Chief Hosa

Hosa was a Southern Arapaho chief of the 19th century. The name Hosa is an English spelling of his Arapaho name, Huus, which literally means "young crow" or "young raven." He was usually known as Chief Little Raven in English. Hosa was the chief who oversaw the resettlement of the Southern Arapaho people into Oklahoma.


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Books about Chief Hosa

Little Raven, Chief of the Southern Arapaho:
    Kids' biography of the Southern Arapaho leader Hosa.
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Ordeal:
    Good book on the history of the Southern Cheyennes and Arapahos, including the life of Hosa/Little Raven.

Chief Hosa Resources

Here are some links to online information about Chief Hosa:
 Chief Little Raven: Peacemaker
 Denver's Characters: Little Raven
 Hosa, Little Raven
 Wikipedia: Chief Hosa

And here are our webpages about the Arapaho tribe and language:
 Arapaho language
 Arapahoe Indians
 Arapaho words
 Native Americans of the Plains
 Algonquian languages



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