In a similar manner the Hidatsa would mask themselves with a wolfskin to enable them to approach buffalo.
Hidatsa, he tells us, is the name by which they call themselves.
The following account is from information given by several persons of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara tribes.
It was collected among the Hidatsa and is now preserved in the collection of the National Museum.
Their language differs only slightly from that of the Hidatsa.
In his journal are several brief references to the Hidatsa, or, as he designated the tribe, the Gros Ventres.
The economic festivals and "dances" of the Siouan Mandans and Hidatsa are general tribal ceremonies.
Such were the characteristic features of the Hidatsa villages.
After the Hidatsa came up, they commenced a series of wanderings over the prairies.
Big Mouth, in "Hidatsa," an Indian tale, drinks enormous draughts.