Gros Ventre

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Synonyms for Gros Ventre

a member of the Sioux people formerly inhabiting an area along the Missouri river in western North Dakota


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a Siouan language spoken by the Hidatsa


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They found the campfires of 126 Indian lodges belonging to the Atsina, allies of the Blackfoot--or so said "the Indian woman with us" (Sacagawea) after she examined their "mockerson" tracks in the sand.
The Grog Ventre of the prairies, the subject of Schilz's study, have also been identified as the Atsina (the name by which the Blackfoot identify them).
For example, Russell argues that the Atsina were not centered in the Saskatchewan River region during the fur trade and thus never withdrew from it.
Most moccasin tongues among various Dakota / Lakota tribes, Assiniboin, and Atsina were undecorated.