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Sisseton

[sis-i-tuh n, -tn] /ˈsɪs ɪ tən, -tn/
noun, plural Sissetons (especially collectively) Sisseton.
1.
a member of a North American Indian people belonging to the Santee branch of the Dakota.
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  • Lacrosse was an older game and was confined entirely to the Sisseton and Santee Sioux.

    Indian Boyhood [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
  • This was the second military expedition made to secure the offenders of the Sisseton war-party.

    Mary and I Stephen Return Riggs
  • Then came the delegation of more than twenty from the Sisseton reservation, near Fort Wadsworth.

    Mary and I Stephen Return Riggs
  • Without apparent detriment, I could break up housekeeping in Beloit, and build at Sisseton.

    Mary and I Stephen Return Riggs
  • We listened to the theological class of young men, students of Santee and Sisseton.

    Among the Sioux R. J. Creswell
  • This made it possible for all the churches on the Sisseton reservation to be represented by pastors and elders.

    Mary and I Stephen Return Riggs
  • On this bar an old Sisseton was fishing as the white men's boat floated into sight.

    North Dakota Various
  • Lacrosse was an older game, and was confined entirely to the Sisseton and Santee Sioux.

  • I was to return to Sisseton with the Indians who had come over to our annual Conference.

    Mary and I Stephen Return Riggs
  • The great triangular Sisseton reserve of one million acres no longer exists.

    Among the Sioux R. J. Creswell

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