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Native American Tribes of Wisconsin: Dakota Sioux (Santee)

Dakota Sioux History

Other Names

The Sioux in Wisconsin were that "Santee"

  • Nadewisou (Ojibwe word meaning treacherous snakes)
  • Dakhota in the Santee dialect
  • Nakhota in the Yankton dialect
  • Lakhota in the Teton dialect