Teton Sioux


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Te·ton

or Te·ton Sioux  (tē′tŏn′)
n. pl. Teton or Te·tons or Teton Sioux
See Lakota.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Teton Sioux - 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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Wanata I was first signatory of the Atkinson-O'Fallon Treaty of 1825 and must have been an important and influential chief to have represented the "Saone" or "Sioune" (old terms which covered several northerly bands of Teton Sioux and the Yanktonai Sioux in the vicinity of the Missouri River fur trade posts).
Lubetkin, an author, offers the first of three volumes relating the story of the Northern Pacific's Yellowstone valley surveys between 1871 and 1873 and its efforts to construct America's second transcontinental railroad, and what Teton Sioux and Northern Cheyennes did to block it.
What Old Buffalo and Swift Dog said that day about life as they knew it before the reservation era began lives on still in the pages of Frances Densmore's "World of the Teton Sioux Indians: Their Music, Life, and Culture".
Frances Theresa Densmore and Joseph A Fitzgerald (editor); WORLD OF THE TETON SIOUX INDIANS; World Wisdom (Nonfiction: Culture) 23.
Few holy people have been as open about their spiritual practices as Frank Fools Crow, the ceremonial chief of the Teton Sioux who allowed his powers to be written about in books by non-Native authors.
Having learned from a Teton Sioux legend that ravens may have magical healing powers, he abducts a baby raven from its nest in the hope that it may cure his grandfather.
SEPTEMBER 25, 1804 Teton Sioux Indians demand one of the explorers' boats in exchange for permission to travel farther up the Missouri River, A fight is narrowly avoided.
Pine Ridge is home to the Oglala Lakota who are members of a major Sioux division known as the Western or Teton Sioux.