Definition of Peigan in English:
noun (plural same or Peigans)
A member of a North American Indian people of the Blackfoot confederacy.
- White Calf, one of the leaders of the southern Piegans, remembered the Blackfeet wandering around, not knowing where they were going or where they were.
- The Blackfoot Nation is actually a confederation of several distinct tribes, including the South Piegan, the Blood, the North Piegan, and the North Blackfoot.
- En route to join to rest of the expedition, they had their first and only encounter with Blackfeet, in which two Piegans were killed.
From Blackfoot Piikániwa.
Definition of Peigan in:
- US English dictionary
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