Arikara


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a member of the Caddo people who formerly lived in the Dakotas west of the Missouri river

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the Caddoan language spoken by the Arikara

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Mortality of pregnant females in Arikara villages: osteological evidence.
The settlement, consisting of lodges made from logs, earth, and sod, was occupied by about 1000 CE by ancestors of the Mandan or Arikara peoples.
We took this country by terror away from the Sioux, the Apache, Arikara, the Comanche, the Arapaho, the Navajo.
The group chose to study the Arikara and Point Hope American Indian populations, since they were genetically isolated from other groups and ate different diets.
Ten years later he was killed by an Arikara Indian.
The Boy and His Mud Horses" is stunning new release of a collection of over 25 traditional stories or songs from Native American tribes including the Cheyenne, Blackfoot, Arapaho, Lakota, Shoshone, Navajo, Mandan, Arikara, Pawnee, Dakota, Assiniboine, Osage, and many nations.
According to tribal lore, the Crow Creek incident was the last of the major battles between the Sioux and Arikara tribes, which suggests that such raids were not uncommon.
Other projects supported by NativeEnergy include a 65-kilowatt turbine erected in 2005 by the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara nations in North Dakota, and three 100-kilowatt turbines in the village of Toksook Bay, Alaska that went online in 2006.
To jump-start the hydrogen fuel cell economy, Larry Bawden and Lee Arikara cofounded Jadoo Power Systems in 2001.
Tex Hall, chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes, which includes the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara, said only eight people alive are still fluent in the Mandan language.
The conference will open the morning of Monday, April 3, with a two-hour plenary session, including a paper presented by Jadoo Power's Lee Arikara titled "Portable Power -- The Fuel Cell Perspective.
The many bands of the Teton were the terrors of the northern Plains and held the tribes who lived along the Missouri, such as the Arikara, at their mercy.
For the past decade, several Missouri-basin tribes--the Lakota, Nakota, and Dakota, the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara, and the Omaha--have gathered as the Intertribal Council On Utility Policy (Intertribal COUP) to formulate energy and utility policy recommendations, beginning with how best to utilize the hard-won 20-year contract for a WAPA allocation of about 4 percent (65 megawatts) of the river's hydropower capacity.
Purchase, NY, and the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation have initiated their collaboration to conduct the first Diachrome Physician Supervised Health Outcomes Initiative among Native Americans living with type 2 diabetes.
Jason Two Crow, Special Projects and Acquisitions Coordinator, MHA Enterprises represented the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation at the conference.