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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

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The Dakota people ended up with only $60,000 after forfeiting millions of acres of their land, while traders took home more than $240,000.
Dakotas live on four reservations in the state, "but we did make the statement that in Minnesota, the Dakota people are welcome."
The Dakota people originally lived along and east of the Mississippi River, surviving as seminomadic farmers and hunters.
Long before the Dakota people saw any white settlers they had been touched by them through contact with new diseases.
It will also outline the history of the Dakota people in North America.
Indicators of poverty among the Dakota people are evident in their region's (Aberdeen) national ranking for median income of $12,310 per year compared to the U.S.
This is especially true among the Dakota people of North Dakota and southern Manitoba.
The maintenance and protection of the land is very important to the Dakota people and to future generations.
In The Dakota of the Canadian Northwest, he painstakingly details the economic and cultural survival strategies of the approximately ten groups of Dakota people who entered Canada between 1862 and 1877 and subsequently made homes in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Then in the 1950s, to move the Dakota people out of the town of Portage, their urban lands were taken over by the government and they were moved to their current 30-acre location on the outskirts of town.
For instance, last July, there was an occupation to defend the sacred land, property and water of the Dakota people in South Minneapolis which was threatened by a road.
In his book Black Hills: Sacred Hills (1987), Tom Charging Eagle told about the importance of this sacred site to Dakota people and its appropriation by the U.S.
Louis Garcia of Tokio, North Dakota presents an origin history dating back to Catlin's visit to the Dakota people in 1832; a dance called "the Soldier Dance" that was used by all the men who belonged to various warrior societies.
Whitecloud said the Dakota people might be out of options, unless they can come up with the millions required to wage a court battle.
Francis [was] a true Christian, and dedicated, self-effacing servant, a friend of the Dakota people, a happy soul to whom her small stipend was unimportant compared to the privilege of serving her Lord.
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