Cheyenne River Sioux     (SD)   (Images of America)
Cheyenne River Sioux     (SD)   (Images of America)
Brand: Arcadia Publishing

Cheyenne River Sioux (SD) (Images of America)

  • Publish Date: 2003-04-15
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Donovin Arleigh Sprague

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The Sioux constitute a diverse group of tribes who claimed and controlled almost a quarter of the continental U.S. from the late 1700s to the 1860s. The name Sioux was coined by French traders and was taken from the Anishinabe word Nadoweisiw-eg, meaning little snake or enemy. The rival Chippewa (Ojibway/Anishinabe) tribe used this term to describe the group. The Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, a central part of the Great Sioux Reservation, is home to four bands of the Western Lakota Sioux prominently featured in this book: the Minnicoujou, Itazipco, Siha Sapa, and Oohenumpa.

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