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"Sanish" is an alternate name for the Arikara tribe. It is their endonym-- that is to say, their tribal name in their own language-- and it literally means "the people."

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

 Sanish language
 Arikara history
 Arikara Native American
 Arikara pronunciation
 Plains American Indians

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

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