“With all due respect, America was not made great by rich people,” she said at a campaign stop in Sioux City in 2008.
This little book provides readers of all ages an excellent insight into Sioux customs and family life.
Perhaps most affecting is Alex Hopkins, a shy 14-year-old from Sioux City, Iowa.
But there has been precious little vetting in places like Cedar Rapids and Sioux City this time around.
A libertarian is willing to hear anti-immigration arguments – from a Sioux Indian.
I got wind of some Sioux thet was trailin' some prairie-schooners up in the hills.
The Sioux was running like a deer, but the white man beat him.
The Sioux may be at both ends of this bend, for all we know.
It looked as though the whole Sioux tribe had moved over to Ammons.
It proved to be a band of Sioux, on the war path after Shoshones.
group of North American Indian tribes, 1761, from North American French, short for Nadouessioux, sometimes said to be from Ojibway (Algonquian) Natowessiwak (plural), literally "little snakes," from nadowe "Iroquois" (literally "big snakes"). Another explanation traces it to early Ottawa (Algonquian) singular /na:towe:ssi/ (plural /na:towe:ssiwak/) "Sioux," apparently from a verb meaning "to speak a foreign language" [Bright]. In either case, a name given by their neighbors; the people's name for themselves is Dakota.
A common name for the Dakota people, a tribe of Native Americans inhabiting the northern Great Plains in the nineteenth century. They were famed as warriors and frequently took up arms in the late nineteenth century to oppose the settlement of their hunting grounds and sacred places. In 1876, Sioux warriors, led by Chief Sitting Bull, and commanded in the field by Chief Crazy Horse, overwhelmed the United States cavalry at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. (See Custer's last stand.) A group of Sioux under Chief Big Foot were massacred by United States troops at Wounded Knee in 1890.