Sioux Indians

Sioux Indians
   A western tribe, occupying the country between the west end of Lake Superior and the head waters of the Mississippi when French explorers and missionaries first went among them. Radisson and Chouart wintered among them in 1661-1662; they were visited by Du Lhut about 1678; and constant references are made to the tribe in the Jesuit Relations of the seventeenth century. Fierce and implacable by nature, they were rightly known as the Iroquois of the West. They are described in the narratives of Hennepin and other early writers.
   Index: Hd Offer to attack Ottawas, Chippewas, and Pottawattamies, 148.
   Bib.: Jesuit Relations, ed. by Thwaites; Carver, Travels through the Interior Part of North America; Schoolcraft, Indian Tribes of the United States; Catlin, North American Indians; Hodge, Handbook of American Indians.

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