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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.


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


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
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(əˈsɪn əˌbɔɪn)

n., pl. -boines, (esp. collectively) -boine.
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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"Do you take me for an Assiniboine? Weucha is a warrior often named, and much believed!"
The Confederated Salish, Pend d'Oreille, and Kootenai share the Flathead Reservation; the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine cohabit the Fort Belknap Reservation; and the Assiniboine and Sioux both reside on the Fort Peck Reservation.
Among his books are The Assiniboine (1909), Social Life of the Crow Indians (1912), The Sun Dance of the Crow Indians (1915), Culture and Ethnology (1917), Primitive Society (1920), Primitive Religion (1924), The Origin of the State (1927), Are We Civilized?
Caleb Shields, a councilman of the Assiniboine and Sioux tribes from the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, says the U.S.
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The shirt clearly fits a style of the early 19th century which came from the Northern Plains tribes (Assiniboine, Yanktonai, Gros Ventre and probably branches of the northern bands of Teton).
Although most First Nations, most notably the Blackfoot spokesman Crowfoot, appealed against violence, a relative handful of Cree and Stoney (Assiniboine) became involved in the fighting.
To save Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie and farmland, the province diverted water from the Assiniboine River to Lake Manitoba, flooding out thousands of people.
A petition in ( Change.Org requests that the concerned authority move the bear to Assiniboine Park Zoo in Canada.
The History of the Assiniboine Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, 1600-2012 by David R.
Mount Assiniboine in the Canadian Rockies is one of the most dramatic wilderness sites in the world.