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©2004-2014
Diane Merkel

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Plains Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Indian Scouts are listed in the Seventh Cavalry section.

Anglicized Name Index:

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Records are not duplicated for those with alternate names.
Try the Google website search below to locate name variations.

 Link to the Native American Internet Radio
[Click the radio above to go to their website. After the music begins, minimize
their website window to continue using this website as you listen to the music.]

Anglicized names have also been used when referring to the tribes:

Arapaho = Hinono' cino' (People of the Plains)
Arikara = Sahnish (people)
Cheyenne = Tsistsistas (the people)
Crow = Apsaalooke
(children of the large beaked bird)
Santee = Dakota (friend or ally)
Sioux = Lakota (alliance of friends or we are allied)

Names of bands of the Lakota have also been anglicized:

Blackfeet = Sihasapa (feet blackened)
Brule = Sicangu (burnt thighs)
Hunkpapa = Hunkpapa (those that camp at the entrance)
Oglala = Oglala (those that scatter their own)
Minniconjou = Mnicoujou (plants by the waters)
Sans Arc = Itazipco (those that hunt without bows)
Two Kettle = Oohenumpa (two kettles)

Sources:

Thanks to the following individuals who have submitted information: Jim Byrnes,
Ephriam D. Dickson III, Jim Donovan, and Frederic C. Wagner III.

Camping with the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher

Cheyenne Genealogy

Grandfather's Spirit

History on Hand

Indian Congress Tribal Delegates

Indian Country Today

Nebraska State Historical Society