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- another term for Lakota
- ‘In the first, raids by the Cheyenne and Arapaho joined by some Teton Sioux ravaged Colorado until battles at the North Platte and Powder rivers in late 1865 bought a year's relative tranquillity.’
- ‘In 1890 a Ghost Dance uprising in South Dakota culminated at Wounded Knee, when US troops massacred some 200 Teton Sioux.’
- ‘On September 23, the expedition met the Teton Sioux, who insisted that the soldiers pay a heavy tribute to them before continuing on.’
Via North American French or directly from the name in Lakota thíthũwã, possibly meaning dwellers on the prairie.
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