Lakota

Definitions of Lakota
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n a member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains

Synonyms:
Teton, Teton Dakota, Teton Sioux
Examples:
Red Cloud
leader of the Oglala who resisted the development of a trail through Wyoming and Montana by the United States government (1822-1909)
Sitting Bull
a chief of the Sioux; took up arms against settlers in the northern Great Plains and against United States Army troops; he was present at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1876) when the Sioux massacred General Custer's troops (1831-1890)
Types:
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Brule
a member of a group of Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux
Hunkpapa
a member of the Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux and who formerly lived in the western Dakotas; they were prominent in resisting the white encroachment into the northern Great Plains
Miniconju
a member of a group of Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux
Ogalala, Oglala
a member of the Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux and who formerly inhabited the Black Hills of western South Dakota
Sihasapa
a member of a group of Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux
Two Kettle
a member of the Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux
Type of:
Siouan, Sioux
a member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains