Siouan-speaking


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Adj.1.Siouan-speaking - able to communicate in a Siouan language
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray
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Much of the scholarship that focuses on early Indians in Virginia tends to center almost solely on the Algonquian-speaking Powhatan chiefdom at the expense of the area's Iroquoian- and Siouan-speaking groups as well as various Algonquian groups that swore little or no allegiance to Powhatan.
It was promised to the Siouan-speaking Kaw, the Quapaw, the Ponca, the Iowa, and the Otoe-Missouria.
It does little to explain the birth order, multiple marriages and other kinship dynamics that are so essential to defining family life among the Siouan-speaking peoples - the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota.