Yanktonai


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Yank·to·nai

 (yăngk′tə-nī′)
n. pl. Yanktonai or Yank·to·nais
A member of a subdivision of the Nakota formerly inhabiting northern Minnesota, now located mainly in North and South Dakota and eastern Montana.
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An early example of a Yanktonai Sioux Ceremonial Warrior Clothing?
Oceti Sakowin, or Seven Council Fires, refers to the seven major divisions among the Dakota people: Mdewakanton, Wahpekute, Wahpeton, Sisseton (all Santee/Eastern Dakota), Yankton, Yanktonai (both Yankton/Nakota), and Lakota (Teton).
When I was young I looked like my dad, my brown hair tipped red in summer--anyone could think I was white, only white, and never Yanktonai Dakota and a little Hunkpapa.
The reservation, located throughout North and South Dakota, has been occupied by several Native American tribes including Sihasapa Lakota, Hunkpapa Lakota and Yanktonai Dakota.
He chose to display mosaic murals using a visual vocabulary that emphasized his Yanktonai Nakota heritage.
Many of the plum names reflect the heritage of the Great Plains: for example, 'Waneta,' after a Yanktonai Sioux leader.
and further divided into smaller groups that rarely united with one another, Lakota Sioux peoples reached the Missouri River Valley by the late 1730s and were soon followed by their Yankton and Yanktonai kin.
military accelerated the federal policies to crush the Oglala, Sicangu Minneconju, Yanktonai, Santee and other bands of Lakota and Dakota.
It was there that Yanktonai Lakota Gary Silk danced for the buffalo as Horace Axtell, a descendant of Nez Perce Chief Joseph, prayed and sang with his sons, their clear voices resonating to the mountains.
He had many advantages over the other candidates for the superintendent's job, his greatest being his half-Indian wife, Marie, a Yanktonai Sioux (Medawakanton).
The balance of the original 1,004 original allotters were Wahpeton's, Yankton's, and a scattering of Yanktonai and Santee's.
Many of the plum names reflect the heritage of the Great Plains: for example, `Waneta,' after a Yanktonai Sioux leader.