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Red Wing

noun
1.
(Tantangamini) c1750–c1825, Sioux leader.
2.
a city in SE Minnesota.
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  • In 1858, a church was organized at Red Wing with twelve members.

    Among the Sioux R. J. Creswell
  • Red Wing was famed for foretelling events at Prairie du Chien.

    The Conquest

    Eva Emery Dye
  • Red Wing was the station of the Swiss mission, occupied by the Dentans.

    Mary and I

    Stephen Return Riggs
  • The greatest chief of the nation at present is Talangamane, or the Red Wing.

  • The Red Wing was of biplane type and mounted on skids, with the propeller and vertical direction rudder at the rear.

  • He came to Minnesota and located at Red Wing in 1856, where he opened a law office.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom
  • "We need traders," said Red Wing, sliding his hand along the soft nap of the blankets.

    The Conquest

    Eva Emery Dye
  • Red Wing, a Flathead chief: We gathered up yesterday the three peoples you see here.

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