"We are sorry we did not kill the white men," was the word sent back by an Arikara.
If the aged narrator had been an Arikara, his story would have been similar to that of the Mandan.
This was told by a French trader who was at the Arikara village in 1795.
Originally sacred to the Arikara, it came into the possession of the Sioux.
A brief description of the Arikara village as it appeared early in June, 1850, is to be found in Culbertson's journal.
A Dakota had married an Arikara woman, and by her had one child.
The following account is from information given by several persons of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara tribes.
In 1862 the Arikara became the third tribe to settle near Fort Berthold.
Story of Arikara woman, wife of the tribal chieftain Son-of-the-Star, as told by herself to the author.
The beginning of the last century found the Arikara living in three villages, all on the right bank of the Missouri.