The Southern Plains region is made up of more than thirty federally recognized tribes throughout three states: Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. Discover these rolling grasslands and learn about the lands that were the site of many significant events in Native American history.
"Oklahoma" comes from the Choctaw words oklah homma, which means "red people."
Texas has more than 13,000 State Historical Markers for everything from the Alamo to sacred burial grounds to landmarks of the Wild West.
Smith County in Kansas is the geographical center of the 48 contiguous states.