Tonight we take a pause to consider this Kansas City Public TVovernight report on one of the tribes that first inhabited this cowtown before there was even a Whataburger or keyboard warriors to fight with . . .
Kansas City's story doesn't begin with European fur traders who overtook Native American land. But that's how it's often taught. We've seen it in elementary school pamphlets and high school textbooks, even in historical society websites. That's why the following curiousKC question has taken us on an illuminating trek through history: "Who were the Native Americans (who) first lived in the KC area?"
Even more . . .
The history of Kansas City starts with a group of people whose way of being was rooted with the land. Here's the story of the Osage, "Smokey Water," and how it all changed.
Take a look . . .
Hopefully, more for the (mid) morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!