Topic: Ghost Dance

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Caddo Ghost Dance – Nanisana

The nanisana 1R. nani’sana’. This word, White Moon thinks, is Arapaho or Cheyenne. It is Arapaho, nänisana, “my children” (Mooney, 791). A Caddo term proper, according to Mooney, is  ă ă kakĭ’mbawi’ut, “the prayer of all to the Father.” According to White Moon, “Father, we pray to” is just a phrase that might be used, for example, were one reproving some one showing improper levity. or Ghost dance is held two or three times during summer or autumn, the first performance in June. 5According to Pardon, there has been no performance since before the Great War (1919) when the Government

Sioux Indian Wars

Sioux Indian Wars The Sioux Wars were a series of conflicts between the United States and various subgroups of the Sioux people that occurred in the latter half of the 19th century. The Teton Sioux tribes were comprised of Oglala, Hunkpapa, Brule, Miniconjou, Blackfoot, San Arc, Two Kettle in the nineteenth century. Santee, Lakota, 1854 – 1890 The earliest conflict came in 1854 when a fight broke out at Fort Laramie in Wyoming, when Indian warriors killed 29 U.S. soldiers after their chief was shot in the back, in what became known as the Grattan Massacre. The U.S. exacted revenge