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 MSN Encarta - Sioux
A fourth branch is the Yanktonai Sioux, composed of the Yanktonai, Hunkpatina, and Assiniboine bands (the Assiniboine separated from the other bands, probably in the 1600s, and assumed a distinct identity).
In 1837 the Sioux sold all their territory east of the Mississippi River to the United States; additional territory was sold in 1851.
The Sioux have been active in the modern Native American civil rights movement, seeking restoration of their land base and the institution of a modernized form of traditional life.
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 Great Sioux Nation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Great Sioux Nation is a general term sometimes applied to the Sioux generally or the Lakota specifically.
The Sioux played a critical part in the settling of the midwest and west.
Sioux warriors with federal arms were successful in removing the Ojibwe and Mandan tribes from large parts of the country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Great_Sioux_Nation   (282 words)

 Sioux Religion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Sioux regard the universe as ultimately incomprehensible; life, growth, and death are mysterious and suggestive of powers difficult to understand.
Of the seven sub-divisions of the Teton Sioux, the Oglala and Sicangu (Brule) were the first to arrive on the Plains, whilst horses, which transformed Plains life, were obtained by the Oglala about 1750, possibly from the Arikara people (Powers:1982 pp.5, 16-17, 26, 28).
From it the Sioux derived most of life's necessities; for example, from its hide they made clothing and tepees, ropes and snowshoes; the horns provided spoons, weapons, and ceremonial articles, whilst the sinew was used for bow strings, arrow points, and sewing materials (Salomon:1928 p.31).
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 Sioux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The western Santee obtained horses, probably in the 17th century (although some historians date the arrival of horses in South Dakota to 1720), and moved further west, onto the Great Plains, becoming the Titonwan tribe, subsisting on the buffalo herds and corn-trade with their linguistic cousins, the Mandan and Hidatsa along the Missouri.
On November 5, 1862 in Minnesota, in courts-martial, 303 Santee Sioux were found guilty of rape and murder of hundreds of white farmers and were sentenced to hang.
The Sioux Nation consists of divisions, each of which has distinct tribes, the larger of which are divided into sub-tribes, and further branched into bands.
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 Encyclopedia of North American Indians - - Sioux   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The term Sioux is a fragment of the French and Ojibwa word nadouessioux, which is generally believed to be a derogatory term meaning "little snakes." The name resulted from a history of territorial conflicts between the Sioux and the Ojibwas, who were located to the east of the Sioux.
Contemporary Sioux prefer the terms Dakota, Nakota, and Lakota when referring to themselves as a people and a nation, for these are the names of the group's different dialects, regions, and economies.
The Black Hills have a strong religious significance for the Oceti Sakowin—particularly the Lakotas, the chosen caretakers and protectors of the Black Hills—because the Black Hills are the traditional birthplace of the Sioux Nation.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/naind/html/na_036100_sioux.htm   (1964 words)

A year before rumours had come to the Sioux of a new Indian Messiah arisen beyond the mountains to restore the old-time Indian life, together with their departed friends, in a new earth from which the whites should be excluded.
Notable events in the religious life of the tribe are the Catholic Sioux congresses held in the summer of each year, one in North and one in South Dakota, which are attended by many high church dignitaries and mission workers and several thousands of Catholic Indians.
The Sioux were not a compact nation with centralized government and supreme head chief, but were a confederacy of seven allied sub-tribes speaking a common language, each with a recognized head chief and each subdivided into bands or villages governed by subordinate chiefs.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Sioux Uprising
The Sioux Uprising, also known as the Dakota Conflict or the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, was an armed conflict between the United States and several eastern bands of the Dakota people (often referred to as the Santee Sioux) that began on August 17, 1862 along the Minnesota River in southwest Minnesota.
In 1851, the U.S. and Dakota negotiated the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux and Treaty of Mendota, ceding vast amounts of land in Minnesota Territory.
On August 4, representatives of the northern Sisseton and Wahpeton bands met at the Upper Sioux Agency in the northwestern part of the reservation.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Sioux_Uprising   (1787 words)

 Lakhota.Com Stories: History of the Sioux
The Sioux generally call themselves Lakota or Dakota, meaning “allies.” The seven tribes fall into three major divisions: the sedentary and agricultural Santee; the Nakota; and the warrior and buffalo-hunter Teton.
The Sioux fought on the side of the British during the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
In 1979 the Sioux were awarded $105 million for the taking of their lands, resolving a legal action begun in 1923, although the money was never accepted as a land subsitute.
www.lakhota.com /story.history.htm   (1044 words)

 IMA Hero: Reading Program Sioux
The Sioux also ate other meats (bear, deer, antelope, and wild turkey and hens), wild fruits (cherries, berries, and plums) and wild vegetables (potatoes, spinach, and prairie turnips).
The Sioux did not plant gardens because they were always on the move and could not take care of them.
The Sioux of today are still doing some of the things their great-grandparents did -- the Sun Dance is one of them.
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 Sioux City Brick & Tile "We Make Great Brick"
Sioux City Brick and Tile Co. is a long-time manufacturer of high quality clay brick and a distributor of related masonry products.
Sioux City Brick is pleased to announce that we have begun construction on a new Petcoke-fired plant at Adel, Iowa.
Sioux City Brick, formally incorporated in 1913, has a history of innovative color development and continuous product improvement.
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 Crazy Horse/Tashunkewitko, Oglala
At that period the Sioux prided themselves on the training and development of their sons and daughters, and not a step in that development was overlooked as an excuse to bring the child before the public by giving a feast in its honor.
It was usual for Sioux boys of his day to wait in the field after a buffalo hunt until sundown, when the young calves would come out in the open, hungrily seeking their mothers.
Young Crazy Horse was twenty-one years old when all the Teton Sioux chiefs (the western or plains dwellers) met in council to determine upon their future policy toward the invader.
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 sioux nation indian social studies
They were produced by Thomas Edison's studio in 1894, and are brief clips of the Sioux ghost dance and buffalo dance.
The term "Sioux," short for "nadouessioux" or "little snakes," actually came from the Chippewa, a longtime foe.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe encompasses the bands of Hunkpapa and Black Feet of the Lakota Nation, and Hunkpatinas and Cuthead bands of the Yanktonias of the Dakota Nation.
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 Industrial Steam Cleaners, Pressure Washers, Hot Water Heaters and Steam Generators   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sioux is the industry leader in building custom designed industrial cleaning equipment, offering hundreds of options that competitors cannot, or will not, provide.
Sioux machines are built to withstand the rigors of the industrial workplace.
Sioux now sells industrial cleaning equipment to over 70 countries world-wide, and in 2003, Sioux Steam was selected by the Small Business Administration as Small Business Exporter of the Year.
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The camps of the Sioux are of a conical form, covered with buffalo robes, painted with various figures and colours, with an aperture in the top for the smoke to pass through.
The Sioux Indians are going to war with the Crows and we have to pass through their fighting grounds.
The disaffection is widespread, especially among the Sioux, while the Cheyennes have been on the verge of starvation and were forced to commit depredations to sustain life.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /WWsioux.htm   (4260 words)

The Sioux War, or Wars, lasting almost half a century and comprising numerous engagements, can be organized into five phases, each a story in itself reflecting the subtleties of the period.
The first phase of the Sioux Wars occurred soon after the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1851, the primary purpose of which was to assure safe passage for whites along the Oregon Trail.
Many of the Sioux, desperate in defeat for any glimmer of hope, took to the new religion after one of their own mystics, Kicking Bear, made his pilgrimage to Nevada to learn of it, and they began dancing the Ghost Dance.
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 Lakota - Dakota - Sioux Nation - Crystalinks
The Lakota, Nakota and Dakota Nation (also known as the Great Sioux Nation) descends from of the original inhabitants of North America and can be divided into three major linguistic and geographic groups: Lakota (Teton, West Dakota), Nakota (Yankton, Central Dakota) and Dakota (Santee, Eastern Dakota).
The name Sioux was created by the French Canadians, who abbreviated the Algonquin compound Nadouéssioux (from nadowe ("Iroquois") plus siu ("snake"/the massasauga rattler), by which a neighboring Ojibwa tribe, or the Ottawa, referred to the Dakota to the west and south.
He was a Native American shaman and leader of the Hunkpapa Sioux, who led 3,500 Sioux and Cheyenne warriors against the US 7th Cavalry under George Armstrong Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876.
www.crystalinks.com /sioux.html   (3358 words)

 Lakota Page
It is strange to tell people that even not all of the Sioux lived in tipis (the Sioux word for dwelling), some were not as nomadic and only used the tipi during the time that they were on the buffalo hunts.
The Sioux Nation is essentially comprise of three divisions, the Santee or Eastern Sioux (Dakota) with four groups, the Wiciyela, the Middle Sioux (Nakota or Yankton) with two groups, and the Teton (Lakotas).
The Sioux were in horror at the thought of placing there dead in the ground, in fear of that their souls would not escape.
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 Sioux Falls Skyforce
Mar.22 - Sioux Falls, SD — The Sioux Falls Skyforce season came to end last night after the Yakama Sun Kings defeated the Albany Patroons 132-114 (7, 0).
Mar.22 - Sioux Falls, SD — The Seattle Sonics signed former Skyforce forward Noel Felix for the remainder of the season.
Mar.20 - Sioux Falls, SD — The Sioux Falls Skyforce (1-1, 5.0, 2.5) hosts the Rockford Lightning (1-1, 6.0, 3.0) tonight at 7:05 pm at the Sioux Falls Arena.
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 Sioux --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The name Dakota means “allies”; their more proper designation is Sioux, an abbreviation of Nadouessioux (“Adders,” i.e., “enemies”), a name originally applied to them by the Ojibwa.
The former territory of Omaha, Sioux, and Oto peoples, the site was visited in 1804 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition; Sergeant Charles Floyd, the...
The Sioux were victorious against the white settlers at...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9067967?source=RSSOTD   (725 words)

 Timeline of Events Relevant to the Northern Plains Tribes
The winter is bitter and most Sioux do not even hear of the ultimatum until after the deadline.
White officials dismiss the killing as a simple quarrel, but the Sioux feel that it was the result of a plot to wrest control from a strong Indian leader.
A photograph of Big Foot, leader of the Sioux, captured at the battle of Wounded Knee, S.D." Here he lies frozen on the snow-covered battlefield where he died, 1890.
www.hanksville.org /daniel/timeline2.html   (2821 words)

 Massacre At Wounded Knee, 1890
The once proud Sioux found their free-roaming life destroyed, the buffalo gone, themselves confined to reservations dependent on Indian Agents for their existence.
During the fall of 1890, the Ghost Dance spread through the Sioux villages of the Dakota reservations, revitalizing the Indians and bringing fear to the whites.
As the remaining troopers began the grim task of removing the dead, a blizzard swept in from the North.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /knee.htm   (1271 words)

 Sioux Pottery -- Creating Lakota Handcrafted Collectables Since 1958
Sioux Pottery is designed and hand-crafted by Sioux Indian Artists.
Our plant is located in Rapid City, South Dakota, gateway to the beautiful Black Hills area, and is less than an hour's drive from the scenic and historic South Dakota Badlands.
Each piece is crafted by Sioux artists and decorated with designs and symbols important to their culture.
www.siouxpottery.com   (249 words)

 Dakota-Lakota Language (Lakhota, Dakhota, Yankton, Yanktonai, Sioux)
As a complement to our Dakota/Lakota language information, we would like to share our collection of indexed links about the Sioux people and various aspects of their society.
Sioux history is interesting and important, but the Sioux are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and the issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday.
Curtis' early 20th-century ethnography of the Teton (Lakota) Sioux.
www.native-languages.org /dakota.htm   (566 words)

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