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Otoe Indian Culture and History

As a complement to our Otoe language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Otoe tribe and their society. Please note that Otoes and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Otoe history is interesting and important, but the Otoe Indians are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and the life and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Our Otoe Websites

Otoe Language:
    Information and language learning materials from the Otoe Indian language.
Otoe Facts for Kids:
    Questions and answers about Otoe culture.
Otoe Legends:
    Collection of Otoe Indian legends and folktales.

Otoe Tribal and Community Websites

Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma
     Homepage of the Otoe-Missouria nation.

Maps of Otoe Lands

Missouri Indian Maps * Iowa Indian Map * Nebraska Indian Map * Kansas Indian Map:
    Tribal map showing the original territory of the Iowa, Otoe, and Missouri Indians and their neighbors.

Otoe Lifestyle and Tradition

The Oto:
     Curtis' early 20th-century ethnography of the Oto Indians.
Otoe Legends:
    Collection of Otoe Indian legends and folktales.
Otoe-Missouria Flag:
     Picture and discussion of the symbolism behind the Otoe-Missouria tribe's flag.
Oneota Archaeology
     Information on the ancestors of the Iowa, Otoe, and Missouri tribes.
Otoe Authors:
    Otoe writers, their lives and work.
Choncape, Ottoe Chief * Chonmonicase (Shaumonekusse):
    Biographies of historical Otoe figures.
Otoe-Missouri License Plates:
    Oklahoma Otoe license plate.

Otoe Indian Genealogy

Otoe-Missouria Genealogy:
    Database of Otoe-Missouri tribal members and other genealogical resources.
American Indian Genealogy:
    Direction for those seeking Otoe and other American Indian ancestors.

Books for sale on the Otoes
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The Two-Legged Creature
     Otoe legend book for sale.
The Otoe-Missouri People:
    History of the Otoe-Missouri tribe.
Native American Books:
    Evolving list of books about Otoes and American Indians in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

  Wikipedia: Otoe:
  Encyclopedia articles about the Otoe tribe.
  Otoe Nation * Otoe Indians:
  Otoe links pages.
  Pueblos Chiwere * Los Otoe:
  Information about the Otoe tribe in Spanish.

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