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Wahpeton

[waw-pi-tn] /ˈwɔ pɪ tn/
noun, plural Wahpetons (especially collectively) Wahpeton.
1.
a member of a North American Indian people belonging to the Santee branch of the Dakota.
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  • It will be in the Wahpeton camp, before the sun reaches the middle of the sky.

    Indian Boyhood [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
  • Of the Wahpeton tribe all the seven gentes derived their names from localities.

  • It was the Wahpeton chief who spoke, a blood-relation to Tawasuota.

    Old Indian Days [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
  • They were to accompany the group to the Wahpeton Agency before turning back.

    The Spirit Lake Massacre Thomas Teakle
  • It will be in the Wahpeton Camp, before the sun reaches the middle of the sky.

    Among the Sioux R. J. Creswell
  • During the simple preparatory rites, there was a stir of excitement among a group of Wahpeton Sioux young men.

    Among the Sioux R. J. Creswell
  • Nevertheless that was a sad day for the Wahpeton Sioux; but saddest of all was Winona's fate!

    Indian Boyhood [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman

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