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confederation of Native North American tribes, the dominant group of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock, which is divided into several separate branches (see Native American languages).
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Teton (tētŏn`). 1 River, 143 mi (230 km) long, rising in several branches in the Rocky Mts., NW Mont., and flowing E to the Marias River. Bynum Reservoir, on a tributary, is a unit in the irrigation system of the Teton. 2 River, c.60 mi (100 km) long, rising in W Wyoming, in forks which unite in SE Idaho. The Teton flows N and W to Henrys Fork River, near Rexburg, Idaho. In its early course it runs through Teton Basin, formerly Pierre's Hole; a battle with the Gros Ventres Native Americans was fought (1832) there.
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3] Densmore documents a number of songs associated with the Elk Cult in her work on Teton Sioux
Several objects have been inspired by the image on the front cover (right)--a Teton Sioux
beaded pipe bag with a mounted warrior--and all of these appear to have been produced by the same maker.
or Oglala Sioux perhaps as this might suggest parallel status within the tribe, when in fact the Oglala are obviously a sub-group of the Teton.