Arikara



a member of a group of North American Indians of Pawnee origin who now inhabit the Dakota region.
the Caddoan language spoken by the Arikara.
Historical Examples

“We are sorry we did not kill the white men,” was the word sent back by an Arikara.
The Conquest Eva Emery Dye

If the aged narrator had been an Arikara, his story would have been similar to that of the Mandan.
North Dakota Various

This was told by a French trader who was at the Arikara village in 1795.
Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi David Ives Bushnell

Originally sacred to the Arikara, it came into the possession of the Sioux.
North Dakota Various

A brief description of the Arikara village as it appeared early in June, 1850, is to be found in Culbertson’s journal.
Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi David Ives Bushnell

A Dakota had married an Arikara woman, and by her had one child.
Myths and Legends of the Sioux Marie L. McLaughlin

The following account is from information given by several persons of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara tribes.
Prairie Smoke (Second Edition, Revised) Melvin Randolph Gilmore

In 1862 the Arikara became the third tribe to settle near Fort Berthold.
Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi David Ives Bushnell

Story of Arikara woman, wife of the tribal chieftain Son-of-the-Star, as told by herself to the author.
North Dakota Various

The beginning of the last century found the Arikara living in three villages, all on the right bank of the Missouri.
Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi David Ives Bushnell

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