Entry from British & World English dictionary
The northernmost of the three peoples forming the Blackfoot confederacy.
- The Blood, Siksika, and Piegan freely intermarried, spoke a common language, shared the same cultural traits, and fought the same enemies.
- I feel that whenever any one of us Nation members go somewhere we go as an ambassador for the Siksika Nation, and I am honored to represent the Siksika people and to uphold them in prayer on this day.
- Transported to Rocky View hospital with minor injuries were a 17-year-old Siksika girl, an 18-year-old Siksika woman and a 53-year-old man from Calgary.
From Blackfoot siksi- 'black' + ka- 'foot'.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: Sik|sika
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.