Sisseton-Wahpeton


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Sis·se·ton-Wah·pe·ton

(sĭs′ĭ-tən-wô′pĭ-tn)
n. pl. Sisseton-Wahpeton or Sis·se·ton-Wah·pe·tons
A member of a Native American people of the Santee branch of the Sioux with a present-day population in North and South Dakota.
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TallBear is an enrolled member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate in South Dakota and descends from the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma.
Today, the Oceti Sakowin people in South Dakota are recognized by the federal government as nine different tribal entities, each with a separate reservation land base: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Oglala Sioux Tribe, Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, Yankton Sioux Reservation, and Crow Creek Sioux Reservation.
As a practising attorney, one of the highlights of her career was serving as general counsel for her own tribe, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate in Dakota.
Participants reported tribal affiliation with the Rosebud Sioux (n = 2), Sisseton-Wahpeton (n = 1), Dakota (n = 1), and Crow Creek (n = 1).
Speaking at the annual Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago, representatives from the Cheyenne River, Oglala, Crow Creek, Rosebud, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, and Yankton Sioux tribes said that the planned development would generate between one and two gigawatts of power annually and could pour as much as $3 billion into South Dakota%s economy.
Brummel has since served in positions with several tribal peoples, including the Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribe in South Dakota, Anishinaabe people in Minnesota, and then the Turtle Mountain Band, with whom she worked from 2003 until she joined her order's leadership council in 2008.
The Sisseton-Wahpeton Nation of South Dakota adopted its first written constitution in 1884.
The Land is Your Mother, released in 1982, revealed his ever-growing connection to his own Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota heritage and concern for the plight of indigenous peoples worldwide and the earth itself.
The people are Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota, who went there from Minnesota after the Minnesota Uprising of 1862.
For example, from our interviews we learned that the Sisseton-Wahpeton RSI served the 1,000-square-mile Lake Traverse Reservation; the Wind River RSI served the Wind River Indian Reservation, which is more than 17,000 square miles; and the Navajo Nation RSI, which spanned Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado, served an area of about 25,000 square miles.
For example, the inspector general noted that in the Sisseton-Wahpeton jail in South Dakota, juvenile offenders were placed in a locked hallway with no restroom facilities or beds and inmates were handcuffed to the chairs in order to prevent escapes.
The Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe are on the Lake Traverse reservation which is located in the northeastern corner of South Dakota.