Entering the Bad Lands. Three Dakota Sioux Indians on horseback 1905.
The Dakota Sioux
, also called the Santee Sioux
, originally migrated northeast into Ohio and Minnesota. The name "Santee" comes from camping for long periods in a place where they collected stone for making knives Woodland people, they thrived on hunting, fishing and some farming. It was from the Dakota
, that the Lakota
stemmed, moving further west into the great plains.