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Siouan Languages

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Linguistics
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2,149 words
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The languages of the Siouan ([su:ən]) family are or were spoken in central North America, from the Canadian plains to ...

Sioux Creation

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A Dictionary of Creation Myths

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Current Version:
2009

Among the various branches of the Sioux tribes of the American Plains are several types of creation myths. The Brule ...

Sioux (Or Dakota) Indians

Sioux (Or Dakota) Indians   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
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Literature
Length:
196 words

confederation of tribes that occupied territory in the present states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the Dakotas, and smaller sections in ...

Sioux

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
97 words

Group of seven Native American tribes inhabiting Minnesota, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, and Montana. The tribes concluded several treaties ...

Sioux

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Literature
Length:
207 words
confederation of tribes that occupied territory in the present states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the Dakotas, and smaller sections in Virginia and the Carolinas. The Siouan linguistic ... More
Sioux

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002
any one of a group of several Plains Indian tribes located between the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and speaking a Souian language. Perhaps the best known of the Sioux tribes ... More

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