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Tonkawa Indian Culture and History

As a complement to our Tonkawa language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Tonkawa tribe and their society. Please note that Tonkawas and other American Indians are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Tonkawa history is interesting and important, but the Tonkawa 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 Tonkawa Websites

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

Tonkawa Tribal and Community Websites

Tonkawa Tribe
    Official homepage of the Oklahoma Tonkawas.

Maps of Tonkawa Lands

Texas Indian Maps:
    Tribal map showing the original territory of the Tonkawa Indians and their neighbors.
Texas Indian Lands:
    Map showing the predominant tribe living in each Texas county.

Tonkawa Lifestyle and Tradition

Tonkawa Indians
    Article on Tonkawa history and culture from the Handbook of Texas Online.
Texas Indians: Tonkawa
    Overview of the Tonkawa tribe including their traditional beliefs and customs.
Tonkawa Indian Tribe
    History and genealogy of the Tonkawa Indians.
Tonkawa Legends:
    Collection of Tonkawa Indian legends and folktales.
    Wikipedia article on the Tonkawa tribe, including a tribal map.
Tonkawa Flag:
    Tonkawa flags.
Tonkawa License Plates:
    Oklahoma Tonkawa license plate.

Books for sale on the Tonkawas
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The Conquest of the Karankawas and the Tonkawas
    History book for sale on the American domination of the Tonkawa tribe.
Native American Books:
    Evolving list of books about Tonkawas and American Indians in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

Wikipedia: Tonkawa * Tonkawa Tribe:
Encyclopedia articles about the Tonkawas.
Pueblo Tonkawa * Los Tonkawa:
Information about the Tonkawa tribe in Spanish.
Tonkawa Nation * Tonkawa Tribe * Tonkawa Indians:
Tonkawa links pages.

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