The name Assiniboin, meaning "stone Sioux," abbreviated to "stonies," is derived from this custom.
He was going to pit himself against the young bucks of the stonies.
Sometimes Kutenais or stonies come down from the north and go up there to hunt.
The scene in the camp of the stonies that he had just witnessed drove all sleep from Cameron.
At this Little Thunder spoke a word, pointing toward the camp of the stonies.
Before another hour had passed the stonies reappeared, this time on ponies.
A rough ring is made on the ground, and the players each place in it an equal share in “stonies,” or alleys.
As Carney rounded the bend in the trail he could see the smoke-stained tepees of the stonies.
"Not the stonies and not the Blackfeet," replied Jerry quietly.
Failing to locate the Sergeant he must go on and play his hand alone against the stonies.