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"Rus" was an alternate name for the Arikara tribe. It was primarily used in the late 1700's and early 1800's, and is rarely heard today outside of historical texts.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Rus tribe and language:

 Rus language
 Arikara culture
 Arikara Indian tribe
 Arikara pronunciation
 Caddoan languages
 The Plains Native Americans

Here are a few good books about the Ru:
 Traditional Narratives of the Arikara Indians
 The Arikara War
 Women of the Earth Lodges

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