The Language of the Dakota or Sioux Indians (Classic Reprint)

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Previously to his going to that out-of-the-way region he had happened to make himself in some measure acquainted with the languages of several of the Indian tribes, particularly with the Chippewa tongue and he then at once directed his attention to the language of those Indians in whose immediate neighborhood he was going to reside for a while, namely, the Sioux Nation, or Dakotas.

It would take a whole volume to record his varied experience with those interesting tribes and the result of his ethnological and linguistic researches during the time he lived among them. On this occasion, however, he will content himself with presenting to the reader only a very few faint and cursory glimpses of merely such matters as may arise in his recollection, and as pertain to the language of these people. It is hoped that his elucidation of desultory topics of this nature will not prove altogether uninteresting to the ethnologist or philological inquirer.

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Language - English

Author(s) - Frederic Louis Otto R?hrig


Published Date - August 22 2019

ISBN - 9781528478564

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 0.4 cm

Page Count - 20

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