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Siksika

Line breaks: Sik|sika
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪksɪkə
 
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Definition of Siksika in English:

plural noun

The northernmost of the three peoples forming the Blackfoot confederacy.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

from Blackfoot siksi- 'black' + ka- 'foot'.

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