What Indigenous territories am I in?
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About Vernon County, Missouri
Vernon County is located in the western region of the U.S. state of Missouri, on the border with Kansas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 19,707. Its county seat is Nevada. The county was organized on February 27, 1855, considerably later than counties in the eastern part of the state. It was named for Colonel Miles Vernon (1786–1867), a state senator and veteran of the Battle of New Orleans. This area was part of the large historic territory of the Osage Nation of Native Americans.
What native lands am I currently in?
Find the Indigenous territories you are currently on. Consider the Indigenous history of your area and reflect on the effects of colonization by exploring the native lands at your location. Data provided by Native Land. Data should be considered approximate and should not by itself be considered an authoritative source.