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Lakota Indians

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Wikipedia, June 21, 2014: (entry: Lakota People; The Lakóta people (pronounced [la'k'ota]; also known as Teton, Thítunwan ("prairie dwellers"), [1] Teton Sioux ("snake, or enemy") are an indigenous people of the Great Plains of North America; The seven bands or "sub-tribes" of the Lakota are: Sičhánǧu (Brulé, Burned Thighs) [1] Oglála ("They Scatter Their Own") [1] Itázipčho (Sans Arc, Without Bows) [1] Húnkpapa ("End Village", [1] Camps at the End of the Camp Circle) Mnikȟówožu ("Plant beside the Stream",[1] Planters by the Water) Sihásapa ("Black Feet") [1] Oóhenunpa (Two Kettles) [1]; Today, the Lakota are found mostly in the five reservations of western South Dakota: Rosebud Indian Reservation (home of the Upper Sičhánǧu or Brulé), Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (home of the Oglála), Lower Brule Indian Reservation (home of the Lower Sičhanǧu), Cheyenne River Indian Reservation (home of several other of the seven Lakota bands, including the Mnikówožu, Itázipčho, Sihásapa and Oóhenumpa), and Standing Rock Indian Reservation (home of the Húnkpapȟa), also home to people from many bands. Lakota also live on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in northeastern Montana, the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation of northwestern North Dakota, and several small reserves in Saskatchewan and Manitoba)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

American Indian Oral History and Omaha Folklore Project Oral History Collection

Identifier: MSS-0018
Scope and Contents The American Indian Oral History and Omaha Folklore Project Oral History Collection contains oral history interviews of Native Americans in Omaha, Nebraska as well as interviews collected as part of a program called the Oral History Collection of the Omaha Folklore Project. The interviews cover the cultures and personal histories of interviewees in the U.S. as well as leaving Europe in the first half of the 20th Century. Topics of discussion include life in Omaha, World War I, the Great...
Dates: circa 1970-1980

American Indian Oral History: Interview with Daniel Sheehan, Interview Date: 1976 December 10, Date Digitized: 2/10/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au074
Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of Daniel Sheehan regarding his legal work with the Wounded Knee II trials was conducted by UNO student Sandra Baxter on December 10, 1976. Sheehan discussed at length the conditions of Native Americans' land and civil rights in the 1970s and the Wounded Knee II trials.

Dates: Interview Date: 1976 December 10; Date Digitized: 2/10/2017

American Indian Oral History: Lecture by Cordelia Attack Him, Interview Date: 1975 November 7, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au016
Scope and Contents

This lecture by Cordelia Attack Him was held at the Notre Dame Convent in Omaha, Nebraska, on November 7, 1975. In her lecture Attack Him talked about the values and culture of the Lakota American Indian people.

Dates: Interview Date: 1975 November 7; Date Digitized: 1/23/2017

Depth Report, College of Journalism and Mass Communications Records

Identifier: RG-14-08-02
Scope and Contents The reports were written and published by students in creative editing and depth reporting classes in the College of Journalism, supervised by Journalism faculty. The content of the reports cover a wide variety of topics such as activism, buffalo, campus expansion, charity, death, elderly, Farm Aid, football, homecoming, homosexuality, the Oregon Trail, police, registration, welfare, among others. There are also reports on several countries, including Germany, Bolivia, Cuba, and France....
Dates: 1962 - 2014