622. If you put on any garment wrong side out, as, for example, a pair of stockings, never change it, as to do so brings ill luck. This direction is intuitively followed by many people who are entirely free from conscious superstition. ... Read more of Dressing at Superstitions.caInformational Site Network Informational
Privacy
    Home - Siouan Articles - Sioux Myths

Most Viewed

Somatology
The Siouan Mythology
The Mdewakantonwan
Alphabet
Tribal Nomenclature
The Sisitonwan Or Sisseton
The Oohe-nonpa Or Two Kettles
Phonetic And Graphic Arts
Designation And Mode Of Camping
The Siha-sapa Or Blackfeet


Least Viewed

Toiwe're
Winnebago
The Waqpe-kute
The Tutelo
The Quapaw Or Kwapa
The Waqpe-tonwan Or Wahpeton
The Ni-u'-t'a-tci Or Missouri
The Osage
The Mandan
The Itaziptco


Random Siouan Articles

The Siha-sapa Or Blackfeet
Habitat
The Ni-u'-t'a-tci Or Missouri
9 _catawba Or Ni-ya (people)_
The Crow Or Absaroka
8 _monakan_
Organization
The Oglala
The Kanze Or Kansa
Some Features Of Indian Sociology



5 _mandan_





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.





Next: 8 _monakan_

Previous: 4 _winnebago_



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 3320