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Sisseton

[sis-i-tuh n, -tn] /ˈsɪs ɪ tən, -tn/
noun, plural Sissetons (especially collectively) Sisseton.
1.
a member of a North American Indian people belonging to the Santee branch of the Dakota.
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  • The Indian escaped and fled to the Sisseton camp where he was received and protected.

    The Spirit Lake Massacre Thomas Teakle
  • I was to return to Sisseton with the Indians who had come over to our annual Conference.

    Mary and I

    Stephen Return Riggs
  • An application is considered for forming a new church on the Sisseton reserve.

    Mary and I

    Stephen Return Riggs
  • Our churches on the Sisseton reservation were only a little more than 200 miles away.

    Mary and I

    Stephen Return Riggs
  • On this bar an old Sisseton was fishing as the white men's boat floated into sight.

    North Dakota Various
  • Of the Sisseton tribe, the twelve names of gentes were either nicknames (one, 'a name of derision'), or derived from localities.

  • This was the second military expedition made to secure the offenders of the Sisseton war-party.

    Mary and I

    Stephen Return Riggs
  • Without apparent detriment, I could break up housekeeping in Beloit, and build at Sisseton.

    Mary and I

    Stephen Return Riggs
  • This made it possible for all the churches on the Sisseton reservation to be represented by pastors and elders.

    Mary and I

    Stephen Return Riggs
  • After this meeting closed, I spent six weeks with the churches in my own part of the field on the Sisseton reservation.

    Mary and I

    Stephen Return Riggs

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