Culture

Emerse yourself in the Tonkawa Indian Culture. Visit the links below to learn more.

history

Dance
Obtaining Eagle Feathers - Form
Habitation
Language
Meals
Music
Powwow
Regalia
Seal

 

Tribal Member
Shawna Schreen
Brenda Warrior
Anna Allen
Jessica Black
Kerie Followwill
Citabria Baker
Amber Combrink
Cherokee Combrink
Chelsea Flores
Miranda Myer
Mikayla Myer
Brionna Cornell
Laney Lefthand
Hannah Davis
Casey Horniek
Erin Enloe
Tiara Warrior
Tiana Delodge
Raven Hockert
Lauren Byrum
Christian Campos
Ahnaa 'lee Pappan
Kilen Enloe
Kayden Warrior
Oressa Hooper
Priseis Allen


Tonkawa Name
Taw sew sa mox
Kola• tak kwan
Wa xa• no xoy
Na ash ‘ot
Na hey kas
Yan tan aw ay
A•x yay can
Ko la• pen ’ac
M’el ci cen
Nax’ce
Na hen ‘an
Yo xan ‘ac xo
Yom am o ca
He nen wan
Ya kwa na
Ne plox ko•n
Ko la• tel‘e lew
Is’a tan sa mox
Ko la• ka xaw
Ya ca nan kwalo
Tan to to-op
Aw maslak
M' e tan es aw
Nex wa yan tan
Ho xol kwan
Yo xanan makik



Pronuciation
taw sue sa mokh
cola tuck quan
wah kha no khoy
na ush oat
na hay cuss
yun tun uh why
akh yai chun
cola pe nuch
mel chi chin
nukh che
nah hen un
yo khun ach kho
yom um oo cha
he nin one
ya qua na
na plokh cone
cola tel eh lou
isa tun sa mokh
cola kaw khuw
ya cha nun qualo
tun to tope
ow mus luck
me tun se we
nekh wa yun tun
ho khol kwan
yokh anun makik


Meaning
Red Star
Eagle Woman
Turtle Dove
Night Light (Moon)
Sunflower
South Wind
Kingfisher (Bird)
Spring Bird
Sheet Lighting
Builds a Fire
Flowers (Wild)
Rises Up Flying*
Rain Child*
Red Paint
Goes After Water*
Whirl Wind
Hummingbird
Red-Tailed Minnow
Black Bird
Big Heart
Cut off Tail
White Deer
Little Lightening
Winter Wind
Apache Woman
Yellow Wings