Upper and lower bands of Sioux Indians.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Dakota Indians,
  • Treaties,
  • Tribal trust funds,
  • Sioux Nation

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Other titlesUpper and Lower bands of Sioux Indians
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination4 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15947345M

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The Upper Sioux Indian Reservation, or Pezihutazizi in Dakota, is the reservation of the Upper Sioux Community, a federally recognized tribe of the Dakota people, that includes the Mdewakanton. The Upper Sioux Indian Reservation is located in Minnesota Falls Township along the Minnesota River in eastern Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, five miles south of . Itazipcho (without bows). A band of the Sans Arcs Sioux, the same as Minishala, though the two were originally distinct. Iteghu (burnt faces). A band of the Hunkpatina or Lower Yanktonai Sioux. Iteshicha (bad face). A band of the Oglala Sioux. Iteshichaetanhan (from bad face). A band of the Oglala Sioux. Itokakhtina (dwellers at the south). Tribal Directory for the Lower Sioux Indian Community near Morton, Minnesota. Subsequently they were gathered on reservations, the Upper Yanktonai mostly at Standing Rock, partly also at Devils Lake, North Dakota; the Lower Yanktonai (Hunkpatina) chiefly on Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota, but part at Standing Rock Reservation, North Dakota, and some at Fort Peck Reservation, Montana.

The Yankton, who spoke Nakota, included the Yankton and Yanktonai. The Teton, also referred to as the Western Sioux, spoke Lakota and had seven divisions—the Sihasapa, or Blackfoot; Brulé (Upper and Lower); Hunkpapa; Miniconjou; Oglala; Sans Arcs; and Oohenonpa, or Two-Kettle. Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. Hannahville Indian Community. Huron Potawatomi, Inc. Keweenaw Bay Indian Community. Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. Little River Band of Ottawa Indians. Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan. In the last battle of the American Indian Wars, the Battle of Wounded Knee () over Sioux Indians, including women and children, were killed. Some estimates say that number is closer to The Sioux are known for their powwows, which is a ceremony held at the same time each year featuring dancing, singing, and lots food. Estimates made after the removal to Indian Territory placed the population betw After being forcibly removed to Indian Territory, most of the Lower Muscogee located farms on the Arkansas and Verdigris Rivers. The Upper Muscogee re-established their farms and towns on the Canadian River and its northern branches.

The Sioux Indians were a very large Native American group that was composed of several tribal groups who all spoke a language known as Siouan. The Sioux tribes who lived west of the Missouri River are known as the Lakota and sometimes referred to as the Teton Sioux. The Sioux Today In Feb., , about supporters, mostly Sioux, of the American Indian Movement seized control of the hamlet of Wounded Knee, , demanding U.S. Senate investigations of Native American conditions. The occupation lasted 71 days, during which about persons were arrested by federal agents. The westward drive of the warlike Sioux Indians along a thousand miles of prairie and woodland, from the upper reaches of the Mississippi to the lower Powder River in Montana, is one of the epic migrations of history. From about to the first quarter of the nineteenth century, the Teton Sioux swept away all opposition: Arikaras, Ponkas, Crees, Crows, Cheyennes--all fell away .   The story is told in the book American Indian Myths and Legends, edited by Erdoes and Ortiz. Many Sioux Tribes. The White River Sioux were just one of many Sioux tribes, or bands, stretching across much of what we call today Canada and the United States of America. The Native American Legend of the Sleeping Giant and the Whiteman.