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The Language of the Dakota or Sioux Indians By Frederic Louis Otto Roehrig
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This primer discusses the linguistics of the Dakota and Sioux native American tribes, noting how the fascinating characteristics of these languages interact in sentence conjugation. Writing in the... More > 1870s, Frederic Rœhrig presents his insights after spending years with the Dakota tribespeople. Through conversing in their native tongue, he discovered flaws in how earlier scholars interpreted and transcribed the meanings of words and terms – that such subtleties were missed or garbled due to human errors or misunderstandings is demonstrated, while the general composition of the tribe’s communication is discussed. For those possessing little familiarity with native American tongues, Rœhrig’s researches into the Dakota tribe are a valuable introduction to linguistic tenets. For readers educated or researching the field, this work is an intriguing glimpse at how the linguistic disciplines were gradually refined and formalized through the 19th century.< Less
The Language of the Dakota or Sioux Indians (Hardcover) By Frederic Louis Otto Roehrig
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This primer discusses the linguistics of the Dakota and Sioux native American tribes, noting how the fascinating characteristics of these languages interact in sentence conjugation. Writing in the... More > 1870s, Frederic Rœhrig presents his insights after spending years with the Dakota tribespeople. Through conversing in their native tongue, he discovered flaws in how earlier scholars interpreted and transcribed the meanings of words and terms – that such subtleties were missed or garbled due to human errors or misunderstandings is demonstrated, while the general composition of the tribe’s communication is discussed. For those possessing little familiarity with native American tongues, Rœhrig’s researches into the Dakota tribe are a valuable introduction to linguistic tenets. For readers educated or researching the field, this work is an intriguing glimpse at how the linguistic disciplines were gradually refined and formalized through the 19th century.< Less
Dakota Diary By Jean Day
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Mattie and Cora Sue Kellogg spend six weeks traveling on the train and riverboat to Bismarck, Dakota Territory in 1883. They discover quite alot about their father (who was murdered by Indians in the... More > Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876), and his friends from Bismarck.< Less
Dakota Territory By Wayne A. Mulholland
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The township of Cheyenne Falls, Dakota Territory, 1875. A ranch owner and friend of Ulysses Grant asks the President for some help with the lawlessness going on in the territory. The President sends... More > United States Marshal, James Vaughn, to investigate the matter. Vaughn arrives and finds the township and the territory to be overrun with road agents, troublemakers, loose women, unhappy Indians a corrupt Sheriff and another ranch owner bent on running things his way. Vaughn begins the cleanup of the town with the help of a young deputy sent to him by his friend Virgil Earp and an ex-janitor hired by the previous sheriff.< Less
Fate of the Dakota: A Novel and Resource on the U.S. - Dakota War of 1862 By Colin Mustful
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Alfred Riggs was a twenty-five year old son of a missionary who found himself helplessly intertwined in the real life actions, events, and people of a harrowing conflict in the history of Minnesota.... More > Alfred grew up among the Dakota Indians of Minnesota and he developed a profound respect for their people and established a near kinship tie to their leader, Little Crow. When war broke out, Alfred was torn between the safety of his family and friends, and his deep understanding and respect for the grievances and traditions of his Indian neighbors. Throughout the story Alfred met and interacted with real life participants and witnesses of the war. But, rather than mitigate death and disaster, Alfred found himself in a number of dire situations from both sides of the war. In the end, Alfred was helpless to quell the senseless feud between the Dakota Indians and the white settlers. Ultimately, Alfred was fortunate to escape with his life and finally reconcile with his father.< Less
Fate of the Dakota: A Novel and Resource On the U. S. - Dakota War of 1862 By Colin Mustful
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Alfred Riggs was a twenty-five year old son of a missionary who found himself helplessly intertwined in the real life actions, events, and people of a harrowing conflict in the history of Minnesota.... More > Alfred grew up among the Dakota Indians of Minnesota and he developed a profound respect for their people and established a near kinship tie to their leader, Little Crow. When war broke out, Alfred was torn between the safety of his family and friends, and his deep understanding and respect for the grievances and traditions of his Indian neighbors. Throughout the story Alfred met and interacted with real life participants and witnesses of the war. But, rather than mitigate death and disaster, Alfred found himself in a number of dire situations from both sides of the war. In the end, Alfred was helpless to quell the senseless feud between the Dakota Indians and the white settlers. Ultimately, Alfred was fortunate to escape with his life and finally reconcile with his father.< Less
Cowboys and Indians By Keith G. Laufenberg
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“Cowboys and Indians” is a look back into history and it explores the entire continent of America which was originally inhabited by Native Americans, none of whom had, or have ever, any... More > familial ties to Amerigo Vespucci, the Italian explorer who was said to have discovered America. The theme throughout is the undeniable fact that the earth upon which we all live is being systematically strangled, drilled, poisoned, beaten and bartered to death. The undeniable truth shows us that the European immigrants had a philosophical difference with the Native Americans that they encountered living on the shores that they invaded and vanquished and always with the same thought in mind: to steal the land from the ignorant Indians, ignorant because they showed no knowledge of the financial worth of the land, the minerals inside of it and the animals living upon it.< Less
Indian Boyhood By Charles Alexander Eastman
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Charles Alexander Eastman (born Hakadah and later named... More > Ohíye S’a; February 19, 1858 – January 8, 1939) was a Santee Dakota physician educated at Boston University, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. In the early 20th century, he was "one of the most prolific authors and speakers on Sioux ethnohistory and American Indian affairs. "Eastman was of Santee Dakota, English and French ancestry. After working as a physician on reservations in South Dakota, he became increasingly active in politics and issues on native American rights, he worked to improve the lives of youths, and founded thirty-two Native American chapters of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). He also helped found the Boy Scouts of America. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Eastman< Less
Army Life in Dakota: The Journal of General De Trobriand By Phillipe Regis De Trobriand
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Philippe Régis de Trobriand was a French aristocrat, lawyer, poet, and novelist who served in the American Civil War and later in the Indian Wars. His Journal from the late 1860s is a... More > fascinating look into the rumbling post-Civil-War volcano that was brewing between settlers and Native Americans in the Dakota Territory.< Less
Army Life in Dakota: The Journal of General De Trobriand By Phillipe Régis De Trobriand
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Philippe Régis de Trobriand was a French aristocrat, lawyer, poet, and novelist who served in the American Civil War and later in the Indian Wars. His Journal from the late 1860s is a... More > fascinating look into the rumbling post-Civil-War volcano that was brewing between settlers and Native Americans in the Dakota Territory.< Less

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