noun, plural Hi·dat·sas, (especially collectively) Hi·dat·sa for 1.
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This coupling of purchase with inheritance is strictly comparable to the Hidatsa bundle (this volume, 416-417).Notes on the Kiowa Sun Dance|Leslie Spier
Among the Hidatsa, it is reported, there was a belief that spirit children might enter into a woman and be born into the world.
Such were the characteristic features of the Hidatsa villages.Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi|David Ives Bushnell
In a similar manner the Hidatsa would mask themselves with a wolfskin to enable them to approach buffalo.The Origin of the Werewolf Superstition|Caroline Taylor Stewart
The economic festivals and "dances" of the Siouan Mandans and Hidatsa are general tribal ceremonies.