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20 Jan 2018

Learning The Peoples Language

Lakota people speak the Lakota Teton or the Teton Sioux language which falls under one of the world’s primary language families, the Siouan-Catawban. Languages in this family can be broadly divided into two classes, the Western Siouan (Siouan proper) and the Catawban languages. The Siouan Proper languages are further categorized into Missouri river languages, Mandan, […]

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25 Dec 2017

Studying The Sun Dance

The Sun Dance is one of the most important religious ceremonies of the North American Indian nations practiced mainly by the Arapaho, Arikara, Asbinboine, Cheyenne, Crow, Gros, Ventre, Hidutsa, Sioux, Plains Cree, Plains Ojibway, Sarasi, Omaha, Ponca, Ute, Shoshone, Kiowa, and Blackfoot tribes. Each nation or tribe has distinct features differentiating each dance but they […]

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04 Dec 2017

Lakota Sioux And Other Native Americans

Often referred to as Indigenous People of the Great Plains, Plains Indians or the Interior Plains Indians, these Native American people have inhabited the Great Plains and the Canadian Prairies over thousands of years (15000 to 9000 years ago). These Native Americans are divided into two broad categories; the first adopted a fully nomadic horse […]

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