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Mandan (their own name is questionable; Catlin says they called themselves
See-pohs-kah-nu-mah-kah-kee, People of the pheasants;(13) Prince
Maximilian says they called themselves Numangkake, Men, adding usually
the name of their village, and that another name is Mahna-Narra, The
Sulky [Ones], applied because they separated from the rest of their
nation;(14) of the latter name their common appellation seems to be a
corruption); on Fort Berthold reservation, North Dakota, comprising in
1804 (according to Lewis and Clark(15)) three villages--

a. Matootonha.
b. Rooptahee.
c. (Eapanopa's village).

6. Hidatsa

A. Hidatsa (their own name, the meaning of which is uncertain, but
appears to refer to a traditional buffalo pannch connected with the
division of the group, though supposed by some to refer to
willows); formerly called Minitari (Cross the water, or,
objectionally, Gros Ventres); on Fort Berthold reservation, North
Dakota, comprising in 1796 (according to information gained by
Matthews(16)) three villages--

a. Hidatsa.
b. Amatilia (Earth-lodge [village]?).
c. Amaliami (Mountain-country [people]?).

B. Crow or Ab-sa´-ru-ke, on the Crow reservation, Montana.

7. Biloxi

A. Biloxi (Trifling or Worthless in Choctaw) or Ta-neks´ Han-ya-di´
(Original people in their own language); partly in Rapides parish,
Louisiana; partly in Indian Territory, with the Choctaw and Caddo.
B. Paskagula (Bread people in Choctaw), probably extinct.
C. ?Moctobi (meaning unknown), extinct.
D. ?Chozetta (meaning unknown), extinct.





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