Native American languages
American Native names
"Stone Sioux" 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 Sioux was primarily used
in historical texts, and is no longer in common use.
Here are links to our webpages about the Stone Sioux tribe and language:
Plains tribes Indians
Here are a few good books about the Stone Sioux:
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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