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Karankawa County short stories from a corner of Texas by Neal Morgan

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Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English



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  • Texas -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementNeal Morgan.
LC ClassificationsPS3563.O87142 K37 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 141 p. ;
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2219429M
ISBN 100890964238
LC Control Number89048086

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The Karankawa Indians of Texas is the first modern, well-researched history of the Karankawa from pre-historic times until their extinction in the nineteenth century. Blending archaeological and ethnohistorical data into a lively narrative history, Ricklis reveals the basic lifeway of the Karankawa, a seasonal pattern that took them from large 5/5(3). The Karankawa were an Indigenous people concentrated in southern Texas along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, largely in the lower Colorado River and Brazos River valleys. They consisted of several independent seasonal nomadic groups who shared the same language and much of the same culture. The tribe included the groups called the Cujanes, Cocos, Guapites (Coapites), and Copanes. Get this from a library! Karankawa County: short stories from a corner of Texas. [Neal Morgan] -- A collection of short stories about life in the fictional Karankawa County in Texas. The Karankawa Indians lived along the coastal bend of Texas, which includes the Gulf of Mexico and what is modern day Corpus Christi and Galveston bays. Now extinct, the Karankawa Indians, made up of several bands sharing a common language and culture, were nomadic and traveled between the islands and mainland in this area according to the.

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  Book describing the history and customs of the Karankawa Indians. Index starts on page Cited by: 3. Karankawa Shelter. In A.D. the kawakawa tribe was living on the bluff which mint there homes needed to be small homes. There homes where just small huts made of a 18 feet willow build these huts they would stick the tree bark in a big circle dug in the ground. Then bend them over and tie them together with rawhide. Karankawa is a collection that explores some of the ways in which we (re)construct our personal histories. Rich in family narratives, myths, and creation stories, these are poems that investigate passagedying, coming out, transforming, being bornas well as the gaps that also reside in our stories, for, as Winner of the Donald Hall Prize /5. The presence of the Karankawa Indians near the new colonial settlements proved to be a comparatively minor problem. The first settlers had a few skirmishes, but as the colonies increased, the Karankawas began moving out of the area and by the s had migrated as far south as Mexico. The Fort Bend County Book of Brands indicates that.