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Benson Chapter 3

Northern Lights: Early Dakota

Mni Sota Makoce Dakota term for Minnesota that means "land where the waters reflect the sky".
tipi a cone-shaped house made by stretching animal skins over a frame of wooden poles.
generosity the habit of giving without expecting anything in return.
kinship close connections with one's relatives.
extended family all relatives, including parents, cousins, aunts,and uncles. Basis for traditional Dakota social structure.
income money or other benefits received in payment for goods or services.
human capital the knowledge and skills individuals have that enhance their ability to earn income.
respect expression of courtesy and consideration toward others.
Mdewakanton Spiritual people that live by water
Wahpeton People who live in the forest
Wahpekute People who shoot from the leaves
Sisseton Medicine people who live by the water
Yanktonai Those scattered at the edge of the forest
Yankton People who lived at the edge of the great forest
Teton Dwellers of the plains
oh-HAHN-wahsh-tay generosity
tee-YOHSH-pah-yay extended family
WOH OH-hoh-dah respect
oh-YAH-tay Dakota Nation
Sioux French word given to the Dakota that means "snake"
The Ghost Wife Dakota story that teaches value of respect
The Badger and the Bear Dakota story that teaches the value of generosity
Dakota time moves in a circle
parfleche Dakota container made from animal skins
Created by: jbenson5463