American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A Native American people of the Santee branch of the Sioux.
- n. A member of this people.
“A 64-year-old member of the Dakota tribe Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, she was taken from her family as an infant and placed in Tekakwitha Orphanage, a Catholic-run institution established in Sisseton, South Dakota, for the children of her people.”
“I'll never forget my sister's screams as the nuns beat her with a shovel after a pair of scissors went missing," said Mary Jane Wanna Drum, 64, who attended a Catholic institution in Sisseton, South Dakota, for the children of her tribe, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate.”
“There seems to be some smoke wafting from the casino of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribe in northeastern South Dakota.”
“After graduation, I was hired as the Science Director at the Sisseton Wahpeton College.”
“CNN's Gary Tuchman spent the past 24 hours covering former President Clinton on the campaign trail, and he joins us now from Sisseton, South Dakota, with more -- Gary.”
“TUCHMAN (voice over): He blitzed through six South Dakota stops Monday from an elementary school in Watertown to a high school in Sisseton, all tiny towns that heard in many cases the defiant former president criticizing his party's rules committee.”
“TUCHMAN: He blitzed through six South Dakota stops on Monday from an elementary school in Watertown, to a high school in Sisseton.”
“Between his ranch and the settlements in eastern Dakota there was the wedge-shaped reservation known as the "Sisseton Indian Reserve," on which was stationed the customary agency and company of soldiers.”
“Sisseton reservation were on the war path and were headed their way.”
“ These two treaties were the treaty with the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands of Sioux at Traverse des Sioux, July 23, 1851; and with the”
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