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As·sin·i·boin

also As·sin·i·boine  (ə-sĭn′ə-boin′)
n. pl. Assiniboin or As·sin·i·boins also Assiniboine or As·sin·i·boines
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting southern Manitoba, now located in Montana, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. The Assiniboin became nomadic buffalo hunters after migrating to the northern Great Plains in the 18th century.
2. The Siouan language of the Assiniboin. In both senses also called Nakota. See Usage Note at Nakota.

[French Assiniboine, of Ojibwa origin.]

As·sin′i·boin′ adj.

Assiniboine

, Mount
A mountain, 3,618 m (11,870 ft) high, in the Canadian Rocky Mountains on the Alberta-British Columbia border near Banff.

Assiniboine

(əˈsɪnɪˌbɔɪn)
n
(Placename) a river in W Canada, rising in E Saskatchewan and flowing southeast and east to the Red River at Winnipeg. Length: over 860 km (500 miles)

Assiniboine

(əˈsɪnəˌbɔɪn)
npl -boine or -boines
1. (Peoples) a member of a North American Indian people living in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Montana; one of the Sioux peoples
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Siouan family

As•sin•i•boine

(əˈsɪn əˌbɔɪn)

n., pl. -boines, (esp. collectively) -boine.
1.
a. a member of a Plains Indian people living mainly between the middle Missouri and Saskatchewan rivers in the early 19th century: later confined to reserves in Montana and Alberta.
b. the dialect of Dakota spoken by the Assiniboine.
2. a river in S Canada, flowing S and E from SE Saskatchewan into the Red River in S Manitoba. 450 mi. (725 km) long.
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"Distress keen and trying was felt when in hours of extreme illness the dear children longed for their dusky mothers and their humble wigwam homes." (16) From the time of the school's opening until about 1912, any child who died at the school was buried "at the lower end of the farm close to the Assinaboine (sic) River," which would later become part of Brandon's Curran Park, today known as Turtle Crossing.
Big Child was a mixed blood, his father was a Frenchman named Bernard Berlanger and his mother I believe was an Assinaboine. It is hard to be certain of same facts as many mixed race peoples married the pure blood Native and had many different names.
Assinaboine in the Rockies by helicopter to ski at a height of 7000 feet.