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n. pl. Brulé or Bru·lés
A member of a Native American people constituting a subdivision of the Lakota, with a present-day population in southwest South Dakota.

[French brûlé, burnt (partial translation of their own name for themselves).]


(bruːˈleɪ) or


(Peoples) (sometimes not capital) short for bois-brûlé
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Noun1.Brule - a member of a group of Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux
Lakota, Teton, Teton Dakota, Teton Sioux - a member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains
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Kinlani Bordertown Dormitory, Flagstaff, AZ; Richfield Residential Hall, Richfield, UT; Sicangu Owayawa Oti (Rosebud Dorm), Mission, SD; Tiisyaatin Residential Hall (Holbrook Dormitory ), Holbrook, AZ; Winslow Residential Hall, Winslow, AZ.
He was Sicangu (Rosebud) Lakota, and was born on the outskirts of Saint Francis, South Dakota to parents Joseph and Emily Hollow Horn Bear White Hat.
Craig Howe, Director of the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies; and Sicangu (Rosebud) Lakota writer, Tribal and Spiritual leader Albert White Hat, Sr.
There was the story of this Sicangu Lakota guy from Rosebud, Virgil Longest Braids, who walked into the Prairie Wind Casino around 9:58 pm.
While they were here, Kline took them to visit the Rosebud Indian Reservation, home of the Sicangu Lakota Oyate ("Burnt Thigh People").
Coya Artichoker, a Sicangu Lakota who grew up on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, is working to bring together LGBT people living alone or in small numbers through her organization Sacred Circle, a resource center to end violence against Native American women.
Rosalie Little Thunder, an elder of the Sicangu Lakota, offers a vivid description of the many species that depended upon these massive herds: "The buffalo broke up the soil so grasses would grow.
Cheryl Crazy Bull, of the Sicangu Lakota Nation and president of Northwest Indian College, says the new public role of Indian women leaders isn't purely an outgrowth of the traditional women's tribal role.
Sandra White Hawk is Sicangu Lakota and co-founder and director of First Nations Orphan Association, whose mission is to unite adoptees and fostered individuals and their families with their tribes, communities, other adoptees and fostered individuals, spiritual leaders and traditional elders.
1) The term "homeland" which connotes a place of safety, wellbeing, and sovereignty is preferred by the Sicangu Oyate (Rosebud Sioux Tribe) over the term "reservation" to describe the land allocations established by treaty with the U.
In the culture and tradition of the Sicangu Lakota people of South Dakota, honor and strength are paramount.