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Sahnis (Sáhniš)

"Sahnis" (also spelled Sáhniš, and pronounced sah-nish) is an alternate name for the Arikara tribe. It is their name for their tribe in their own language, meaning "the people."

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 Sahnis language
 Arikara culture
 The Arikara tribe
 Arikara pronunciation
 Caddoan tribes
 The Plains Indians

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

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