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n. pl. Santee or San·tees
A member of the eastern branch of the Sioux, comprising the Mdewakanton, Sisseton-Wahpeton, and Wahpekute peoples, with present-day populations in Nebraska, Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Canada. Also called Dakota, Eastern Sioux, Santee Dakota, Santee Sioux.
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Head Santa is watching, though, so Santees must click a picture of the gift, and tweet their thank you letters.
This 300 page text is a nonfiction account of the Dakota, Sioux (aka the Santees of Minnesota).
A photographer reportedly captured an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) in the sky above Santee in California while she was taking pictures of a 100-year-old building.