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see SiouxSioux
or Dakota,
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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city (1990 pop. 12,703), seat of Yankton co., extreme SE S.Dak., on the Missouri River; inc. 1869. A railroad and trade center in an agricultural region, it has grain elevators, creameries, and plants manufacturing metal and marble products, electrical equipment, and feeds. Settled 1858 as a fur-trading post, Yankton was the Dakota territorial capital from 1861 to 1879; the old capitol building still stands. Mount Marty College and a federal prison are there. Nearby Lewis and Clark Lake, formed by Gavins Point Dam (completed 1956), is part of the Missouri River basin projectMissouri River basin project,
comprehensive plan authorized in 1944 for the coordinated development of water resources of the Missouri River and its tributaries, draining an area of c.
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Knoff is a partner in Kennedy Pier Knoff Loftus, LLP of Yankton and has practiced with that firm since his graduation in 1997 from the University of South Dakota School of Law.
The Yankton Sioux are also known as the Ihanktonwan Dakota Oyate (People of the End).
The Service recently recognized the Corps staff in the Yankton Office as a "Recovery Champion" for its ongoing efforts to advance recovery of the Missouri River listed species.
Yankton architect Glenn Mannes' firm designed the new building.
It was always our intention when we recently acquired several properties from Morris Communications to dispose of the Yankton operation, and I am delighted to announce the sale of this venerable publication to a group of local owners," said Mike Reed, chief executive of GateHouse.
Lastly, AFC financed a $3M permanent loan for Holiday Inn Express-Yankton at 2607 Broadway Avenue in Yankton, SD.
Similarly, the additional compensation authorized in 2002 for the Yankton Sioux and Santee Sioux tribes was also partially based on a per-acre calculation.
The raft was launched at Yankton, South Dakota on June 22nd, and arrived in Kansas City in time for the Lewis & Clark National Signature Event, "Heart of America: A Journey Fourth" over the 4th of July weekend.
The findings of the retrospective study I am doing of tribal court and law enforcement agencies responses to domestic violence will help the Resource Center and the Yankton Sioux Tribe make positive changes in the criminal justice system.
I know I speak for darn near everyone in the five-state region that surrounds Yankton when I say, when severe weather appears on the horizon, we have no qualms about turning on the radio and listening to one of the many local radio stations that broadcast out of Yankton (two AM and three FM stations).
The younger people will look at this loss as a loss of employment, and a loss of jobs," said Bob Karolevitz, a Yankton writer and community historian.