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Art, it was a typo. and I've never heard of Siouan. Everything up here is Sioux. Just because I've never heard of it doesn't mean it doesn't exist though... :). Jerry Arthur Entlich wrote: > > Jerry, > > Actually we are both right and both wrong. I made a typographical > error. The language I was referring to is actually spelled "Siouan", > confirmed in 3 different dictionaries. > > Siouan: A large American Indian language family spoken from Lake > Michigan to the Rocky Mountains and southward to Arkansas by many tribes > including the Omaha, Iowa, Winnebago, Sioux and Crow groups. > > Sioux: Any of various groups of Siouan-speaking North American Indian > peoples formerly occupying parts of the Great Plains in the Dakotas, > Minnesota and Nebraska. > > However, the term Sioux (not Siouxian) can also refer to the language > spoken specifically by the Dakota Indians, which is a subclass of the > Siouan language. > > Then again, you spelled Espaņol! as Espņol (see below), and I didn't get > on your case about that, as I'm sure it was a typo. > > Jerry said: > > >Manuel, No hablo Espņol! > > >Jerry > > Art > > Jerry Olson wrote: > > > That's SIOUXian > > > > Jerry > > > > > >>>They don't speak much Spanish in North Dakota. In fact, I have heard that > >>>they don't speak much period in North Dakota. :-) > >>> > >>> > >>Oh, I must have gotten it confused with SOUTH Dakota ;-) > >> > >>Anyway, I thought they merged after the wall came down. ;-) > >> > >>I hope they at least speak a bit of Siouian Dakota there... > >> > >>Art > >> > >>- > > - > Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate > subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.