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Stone Indians

"Stone Indians" is an alternate name for the Assiniboine tribe. It was an English translation of the Ojibwe word Asiniibwaan (which means "stone Sioux,") from which the name Assiniboine was derived. The phrase Stone Indians was primarily used in historical texts, and is no longer in common use.

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

 Assiniboine
 Assiniboine history
 Assiniboine animals
 Siouan language group
 American Plains Indian

Here are a few good books about the Stone Indians:
 Land of Nakoda: The Story of the Assiniboine Indians
 The History of the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation
 Assiniboine Indian Stories



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