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iNformaTioN The Nine Tribes of South Dakota South Dakota is home to the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota. There are nine tribes which make up these three dialects, each with their own unique story to tell. They welcome visitors into their communities to educate and to share. Travelers can discover Native American displays in museums, galleries and visitor centers across the state and find locations that offer Native American art for sale. With such keepsakes, visitors can treasure the magic long after they return home. The nine tribes, which represent approximately 62,000 people, are the Cheyenne River Sioux, Crow Creek Sioux, Flandreau-Santee Sioux, Lower Brule Sioux, Oglala Sioux, Rosebud Sioux, SissetonWahpeton Oyate, Standing Rock Sioux and Yankton Sioux. FORT YATES SELFRIDGE N ative A merican MORRISTOWN MCINTOSH MCLAUGHLIN ISABEL DUPREE MOBRIDGE TIMBER LAKE EAGLE BUTTE ABERDEEN . VEBLEN SISSETON AGENCY VILLAGE PEEVER WATERTOWN 29 PIERRE RAPID CITY 90 INTERIOR LOWER BRULE FORT THOMPSON BROOKINGS FLANDREAU MADISON 90 CHAMBERLAIN SIOUX FALLS ROSEBUD BATESLAND PINE RIDGE ST. FRANCIS MISSION LAKE ANDES MARTY YANKTON . 29 Visitor Etiquette South Dakota’s tribal communities welcome visitors. A stop at tribal administration buildings for additional information is encouraged. ? Native American communities comprise a diversity of members who practice varying degrees of tradition. The code of conduct practiced at one event may not be appropriate at another. For example, some communities prohibit picture taking, sketching and audio/video recording. Visitors should ask for permission. as they are considered sacred. These include pipes, bundles, ties, flags of colored material, and food offerings. on the ground. Native American artifacts and remains are federally protected under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. ? Please do not disturb sites that contain devotions or offerings, ? Resist the impulse to pick up any artifacts you may find | 7 http://WWW.TRAVELSD.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of South Dakota Vacation Guide 2012

South Dakota Vacation Guide 2012
Getting Here, Getting Around
Interstate Information Centers
State Facts
Native American Information
Places of Interest
Calendar of Events
Public Campgrounds and Recreation Areas
Southeast Region: A slice of South Dakota charm
Glacial Lakes & Prairies Region: Stories from the frontier
Great Lakes Region: Land of the mighty Missouri
Black Hills, Badlands & Lakes Region: Enchanting mountain getaway
Black Hills map

South Dakota Vacation Guide 2012