Project: Sioux Tribe

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From Wikipedia:Sioux

Sioux /ˈsuː/ are a Native American and First Nations people in North America. The term can refer to any ethnic group within the Great Sioux Nation or any of the nation's many language dialects. The Sioux comprise three major divisions based on Siouan dialect and subculture: the Santee, the Yankton-Yanktonai, and the Lakota.
The Santee (Isáŋyathi; "Knife"), also called Eastern Dakota, reside in the extreme east of the Dakotas, Minnesota and northern Iowa. The Yankton and Yanktonai (Iháŋktȟuŋwaŋ and Iháŋktȟuŋwaŋna; "Village-at-the-end" and "Little village-at-the-end"), collectively also referred to as the Western Dakota or by the endonym Wičhíyena, reside in the Minnesota River area. They are considered to be the middle Sioux, and have in the past been erroneously classified as Nakota. The Lakota, also called Teton (Thítȟuŋwaŋ; possibly "Dwellers on the prairie"), are the westernmost Sioux, known for their hunting and warrior culture.
Today, the Sioux maintain many separate tribal governments scattered across several reservations, communities, and reserves in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Montana in the United States; and Manitoba and southern Saskatchewan in Canada.


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Lakota, Nakota, and Dakota.
Lakota in the West, Nakota in the middle, and Dakota in the East



  • Woodrow Wilson Keeble Of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribe, Master Sergeant 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. Medal of Honor, Silver Star x 2, Bronze Star with V Device x 2, Wounded in Action x 5 Purple Hearts x 4.


  • YouTube Video Oceti Sakowin: The People of the Seven Council Fires.


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