In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Early in the battle, the advancing Sioux stampeded their horses.
- North Dakota's mascot, by the way, is the fighting Sioux.
- The Santee's culture was not only disrupted, the Sioux gradually found themselves dependent on trade goods, which made them easy prey for the white merchants.
- Although suffering from hunger because of a prolonged drought and government cutbacks in their rations, the Sioux were not taking up arms.
- The forest Sioux of northern Minnesota were already on the retreat before the first white men came in 1660.
- This mine, which has been in nearly continual operation since the Sioux were driven out of the mountains, has generated more than a billion dollars in revenue.
- The Sioux ruled an enormous grassland empire, from Canada to Missouri, from Minnesota to Montana.
- Custer reasoned that dragging the guns and ammunition over mountain trails would have decreased his speed and ruined his chances of finding the elusive Sioux.
- Back at the village, O'Meara comes to the realization that he is not really a Sioux.
- The Wasase is a ceremony that we adopted from the Sioux more than 200 years ago.
- Certain kinds of actions by the tribal council, however, are subject to the authority of the secretary of the interior of the U.S. government, a reminder that the Sioux are not alone in their land.
- The Crows sprang to the attack, swarming over the embattled Sioux who had no time to reload their weapons.
- Before long the Sioux, who can't speak English, let alone French, finds himself fighting for survival on the streets of Marseille.
- The Sioux understandably resented the invasion of their territory, and the United States Army made largely ineffectual efforts to deter the horde of gold seekers.
- I don't know if Congress included representatives of the Sioux in their deliberations when the legislation was discussed.
- His family settled there in the 1880s about a decade after the Sioux beat Custer.
- As Wakefield learned firsthand, the Sioux's patience was not without limits.
- The Sioux must now get permission from the National Park Service to go onto their own sacred land, officially known as Devils Tower National Monument.
- Who shall blame the Sioux for defending themselves, their wives and children, when attacked in their own encampment and threatened with destruction?
- Friendly Sioux camped nearby hailed the boat as it landed and took hold of the docking ropes, demanding that the vessel's captain treat them to presents.
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