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Political Organizations

The Oceti Sakowin or Seven Council Fires (the Sioux)

Political Division Reservation Location Dialect Division Geographic Division
Teton

a. Oglala: They Scatter Their Own

b. Sincangu: Burned Thighs

c. Hunkpapa: End of the Circle

d. Miniconju: Planters Beside the           Stream         

e. Sihasapa: Black Foot (not           Algonquian)

f. Oohenunpa: Two Kettles

g. Itazipco: Without Bows

 

Pine Ridge

Rosebud and Lower Brule

Standing Rock

Cheyenne River

 
Cheyenne River
 
 
Cheyenne River

Cheyenne River

Lakota Western
Yankton

a. Yankton: End of Camp Circle            Dwellers

b. Yanktonais: Little End Dwellers

Santee

a. Mdewakanton: People of Spirit           Lake

b. Wahpeton: Leaf Dwellers

c. Sisseton: People of the Marsh

d. Wahpekute: Leaf Shooters

 

Yankton

 
Crow Creek

 

Flandreau

 
Sisseton

Sisseton

Flandreau
Nakota

 

 

 

Dakota

Middle

 

 

 

Eastern