Sioux language

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Siouan language spoken by over 30,000 Sioux in the United States and Canada, making it the fifth most spoken indigenous language in the United States or Canada, behind Navajo, Cree, Inuit languages, and Ojibwe.

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Dakota language

Siouan language spoken by the Dakota people of the Sioux tribes.

the specific section of the article Sioux language.

Great Sioux Nation

Traditional political structure of the Sioux in North America.

The Sioux people were united in a confederacy of seven members, called the Seven Fires Council (the map still misnames the Yankton-Yanktonai grouping as Nakota)

The peoples who speak the Sioux language are considered to be members of the Oceti Sakowin (Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, pronounced ) or Seven Council Fires.

South Dakota

Deadwood, like many other Black Hills towns, was founded after the discovery of gold.
A harvest in South Dakota, 1898
A South Dakota farm during the Dust Bowl, 1936. Normal tilling practices turn South Dakota's fragile soil into a fine, loose powder that blows away, and sometimes covered vehicles, equipment, and buildings with dust during the Dust Bowl.
Terrain and primary geographic features of South Dakota
Badlands National Park
The Black Hills, a low mountain range, is located in Southwestern South Dakota.
Much of western South Dakota is covered by buttes.
Köppen climate types in South Dakota
Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills
South Dakota population density map
Indian reservations in South Dakota
East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls
A B-1B Lancer lifts off from Ellsworth Air Force Base, one of South Dakota's largest employers
Ethanol plant in Turner County
Beaver Creek Bridge in Wind Cave National Park
The South Dakota State Capitol in Pierre
Congressional delegation in 2015: (from left) Senator Mike Rounds, Senator John Thune, and Representative Kristi Noem.
Nicholas Black Elk with his family, circa 1910
Sioux Falls, with a population of around 180,000, is the largest city in South Dakota.
The Coughlin Campanile, a landmark on the campus of South Dakota State University in Brookings
A tunnel along the George S. Mickelson Trail in the Black Hills

South Dakota (Sioux: Dakȟóta itókaga, ) is a U.S. state in the North Central region of the United States.

Siouan languages

Language family of North America that is located primarily in the Great Plains, Ohio and Mississippi valleys and southeastern North America with a few other languages in the east.

Contemporary distribution (2005 map) of the world's major language families (in some cases geographic groups of families). This map includes only primary families i.e. branches are excluded.
For greater detail, see Distribution of languages on Earth.

The Western Siouan languages can be divided into Missouri River languages (such as Crow and Hidatsa), Mandan, Mississippi River languages (such as Dakotan, Chiwere-Winnebago, and Dhegihan languages), and Ohio Valley Siouan branches.

Lakota language

Siouan language spoken by the Lakota people of the Sioux tribes.

Lakota is mutually intelligible with the two dialects of the Dakota language, especially Western Dakota, and is one of the three major varieties of the Sioux language.

Stoney language

Member of the Dakota subgroup of the Mississippi Valley grouping of the Siouan languages.

Contemporary distribution (2005 map) of the world's major language families (in some cases geographic groups of families). This map includes only primary families i.e. branches are excluded.
For greater detail, see Distribution of languages on Earth.

The following table shows some of the main phonetic differences between Stoney, Assiniboine, and the three dialects (Lakota, Yankton-Yanktonai and Santee-Sisseton) of Sioux.

Assiniboine language

Nakotan Siouan language of the Northern Plains.

The Siouan Family of Languages

Along with the closely related Stoney, Assiniboine is an n variety of the Dakotan languages, meaning its autonym is pronounced with an initial n (thus: Nakʰóta as opposed to Dakʰóta or Lakʰóta, and Nakʰóda or Nakʰóna as opposed to Dakʰód or Lakʰól).

White buffalo

American bison possessing white fur, and is considered sacred or spiritually significant in several Native American religions; therefore, such buffalo are often visited for prayer and other religious rituals.

A white buffalo at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Safari in Ashland, Nebraska. This animal is not a true white buffalo, being 1/16 Charolais cattle. It is expected that its coat will darken as it matures.
Big Medicine on display at the Montana Historical Society museum
The flag of Wyoming

Mahpiya Ska (Sioux language) or White Cloud was an albino female buffalo born on July 10, 1996 at Shirek Buffalo Ranch. After her birth, she was loaned to the City of Jamestown, North Dakota where she lived out the most of her life. Through genetic testing, she was certified a true Albino American Bison. She died on November 14, 2016, shortly after being returned to her birthplace.

Wasioja Township, Dodge County, Minnesota

Township in Dodge County, Minnesota.

Wasioja is the native Sioux language name for the Zumbro River.

Minnetonka, Minnesota

Suburban city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, about 9 miles west of Minneapolis.

The Charles H. Burwell House
The Cargill Lake Office, occupying a former mansion, houses the company's top executives.
Minnetonka Police Department and City Hall

The name comes from the Dakota Sioux mni tanka, meaning "great water".