noun (plural same or Sarcees)
1A member of an American Indian people of Alberta, Canada.
- Their expansion onto the plains displaced Lakotas, Crows, and Gros Venues to the south and the Blackfeet and Sarcees to the west.
- Often, they allied in battle with their neighbors the Gros Ventre and the Sarcee.
- The Sarcee are noted as the only northern Athapascan band which is known to have become accustomed to life on the Plains, though it is probable that they merely represent a recent case of Plains adaptation such as took place at an earlier period with the Apache and Kiowa Apache successively.
Relating to the Sarcee or their language.
- Residents who oppose the construction of the Sarcee extension may not have won the battle to prevent negotiations on the Memorandum of Understanding, but they're chalking it up as a partial victory.
- The Weaselhead, which takes its name from a Sarcee aboriginal who lived there in the 1800s, has been called the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the Calgary parks system.
- He (1801) estimated that there were 120 Sarcee warriors in 1801 and that their tents numbered 35.
From Blackfoot saahsiwa.
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