Sioux indians

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The Sioux Indians were an important alliance in North America, but mostly in South Dakota. They usually called themselves Lakota or Dakota, which meant "allies . Three major groups and their smaller tribal families made up the Sioux Indian nation. The Teton, or Lakota tribe was the largest of the three groups. Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull both belonged to the Teton group. The Dakota tribe and Nakota tribes were the other two major divisions. There were many cultural and language differences between the three groups, but they all belonged to the Sioux family. In the 17th century, the Sioux consisted of small groups of Woodland peoples in the Mille Lacs region of present-day Minnesota. The Ojibwa people, who were their rivals, forced t

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