Meanwhile the fragmentary Catawba, with which I believe that the Caddo was connected had its congeners far to westward.
The Caddo and Comanche had epithets for this tribe, that signified "dog-eaters."
Somewhat later the Caddo confederacy in Texas took prominence, and the Caddo became a nucleus also.
If this doctrine were true, the Caddo (Pawni) affinities would run eastwards.
In the parish of Caddo, during the month of October, 1868, over forty Negroes were killed.
In the parish of Caddo during the month of October, 1868, over forty colored people were killed.
I hold, however, that some Caddo forms of speech must be indigenous.
All the Caddo Indians are friendly to the whites, and if it was Tom he wouldn't hide away after you had spotted him.
The true explanation of this lies in the highly probable fact that both the Caddo and Pawni are members of one and the same class.
The Caddo tribes were cultivators of the soil as well as hunters, and practised the arts of pottery-making and tanning.