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"Saretika" (also spelled Suretika or Säretika) is an alternate name for the Arapaho tribe.
It was their name in the language of their Comanche neighbors, and means "dog eaters" in that language.
(The Arapahos, like many Plains Indians, raised dogs as food animals, whereas eating dog meat was taboo
in Comanche culture.)
Here are links to our webpages about the Saretika tribe and language:
Algonkian language family
Plains Native Indians
Here are a few good books about the Saretikas:
Tell Me, Grandmother: Traditions, Stories, and Cultures of Saretika People
The Saretika Language
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