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Tawehash Indian Tribe
The Tawehash Indians were a Caddoan
tribe of Oklahoma, relatives of the Wichita and
They were sometimes also known as the Taovaya, Taovayes, or Towash. The Tawehash no longer exist as a distinct
tribe. Most of them merged into the Wichita tribe, where most Tawehash descendants still live today.
Their language was never properly
recorded, but was probably either a dialect of Wichita or a closely related language.
Tawehash Tribe History:
Article on the Tawehash tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Encyclopedia article on the Taovaya or Tawehash Indians.
Four Directions: Tawehash:
Timeline and links about Tawehash history.
The Pawnee Indians:
Book on the history of the Pawnee tribe, including information about smaller Caddoan tribes including the Tawehash.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Links pages about the Tawehashes.
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