Eastern Sioux


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Eastern Sioux

n.
See Santee.
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Noun1.Eastern Sioux - a member of the eastern branch of the SiouxEastern Sioux - a member of the eastern branch of the Sioux
Siouan, Sioux - a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains
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So often have Yanktonai, Yankton and Wahpeton inter-married that the present-day reservation communities at Fort Totten and Standing rock in North Dakota and at Fort Peck, Montana, have adopted the Dakota-Santee dialect of the Eastern Sioux. It is probably, however, that they have always been essentially the same people since their migration from north of Mille Lacs, Minnesota in the early 18th century.
Marie, the Eastern Sioux warriors almost immediately attacked the Anishinaabeg communities.
The Lake Lena people were reorganized as one of several villages that formed a network of trade at the boundary separating the Dakota (Eastern Sioux) and Ojibwe at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien of 1825.

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