The Dakota constitute the largest division of the great Siouan linguistic family.
Among Siouan tribes the snake was a holy or at least mysterious being.
The Quapaw or Akansa were the most southerly tribe in the main Siouan territory.
Their linguistic affinity with the Siouan stock was established by Gatschet in 1881.
Contrary to the popular opinion of the present day, the general trend of Siouan migration has been westward.
The Omaha Indians belong to the egiha group of the Siouan family.
Near several of the sites are groups of a hundred or more burial mounds, all of which may be attributed to the Siouan tribes.
He shouted some words in the Siouan dialect, and was answered by what seemed to Coke merely a series of grunts.
The three linguistic families to be considered are the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan.
This combination of more definite totemistic conceptions is not found in any other member of the Siouan stock.