The Sioux actually originated from the Great Plains of the United States, and were known by the names of Dakota and Lakota. The word Sioux means “little snakes”, and after learning what I have learned about this culture, it seems to be the perfect nickname. However, in most history books we only just start learning about the Sioux after their migration west. These Native Americans were nomadic and occupied territory in Minnesota, Wiscons...
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...d vulnerable. Eventually this practice and belief that cost Chief Sitting Bull and his sons their lives. A new generation of Lakota from Standing Rock Reservation is ensuring that the great chief’s ideals live on by naming a college after him that will highlight the long lengthy fight to become sovereign, and of those who fought that good fight; Chief Sitting Bull and the whole of the great Sioux Nation. (Green, Rayna 1999)
Kehoe, A. B. (2011). Culture and customs of the sioux indians. Choice, 49(3), 578-579. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/904139035?accountid=34899
Marks, Paula. In a Barren Land. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1998
The Encyclopaedia of the First Peoples of North America. Ed. Rayna Green. Toronto: Groundwood Books Douglas & McIntyre, 1999.
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