Teton Dakota


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Noun1.Teton Dakota - a member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains
Brule - a member of a group of Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux
Hunkpapa - a member of the Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux and who formerly lived in the western Dakotas; they were prominent in resisting the white encroachment into the northern Great Plains
Miniconju - a member of a group of Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux
Ogalala, Oglala - a member of the Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux and who formerly inhabited the Black Hills of western South Dakota
Sihasapa - a member of a group of Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton 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
Two Kettle - a member of the Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux
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Reverend Eugene Beuchel, SJ, in his Dictionary of the Teton Dakota Sioux Language, gives the term Ojuha Wotuka (Ojuha = bag; Wotuka = sewing) for a woman's sewing bag, and Wiyakapan (Wiyaka = feather and Pan = container) for a case to hold tools or cherries.
Lame Deer, for example, made clear that adopting the role of the berdache among the Teton Dakota was not always an exercise in free choice.
The two pieces are identified as Cheyenne or Teton Dakota type; 1850-70.