The Quapaw people are a tribe of Native Americans who historically resided on the west side of the Mississippi River in what is now the state of Arkansas. They are federally recognized as the Quapaw Tribe of Indians. The Quapaw Tribe of Indians are headquartered in Quapaw in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, where there is a 13,000-acre Quapaw tribal jurisdictional area, which includes the Tar Creek Superfund site. John L. Berrey is their tribal chairman, currently serving a two-year term. Of the 3,240 enrolled tribal members, 892 live in the state of Oklahoma. Membership to the tribe is based on lineal descent. The tribe owns a smoke shop and a motor fuel outlet. They also own and run a Fire Department that handles both fire and EMS calls, and a Tribal Police Department. They issue...'
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