Wahpeton

[waw-pi-tn]
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noun, plural Wah·pe·tons, (especially collectively) Wah·pe·ton.

a member of a North American Indian people belonging to the Santee branch of the Dakota.

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  • It will be in the Wahpeton Camp, before the sun reaches the middle of the sky.

    Among the Sioux

    R. J. Creswell

  • Of the Wahpeton tribe all the seven gentes derived their names from localities.

  • It will be in the Wahpeton camp, before the sun reaches the middle of the sky.

    Indian Boyhood

    [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman

  • It was the Wahpeton chief who spoke, a blood-relation to Tawasuota.

    Old Indian Days

    [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman

  • They were to accompany the group to the Wahpeton Agency before turning back.