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wigwam

a round dwelling made of poles, saplings, birch bark, and woven mats

oral tradition

the custom of story telling about history and legends

pelts

animal skins that have been cleaned, stretched, and dried

puckered

irregular folds (moccasins)

prophet

religious leader, tells about the future

cured

preserved by drying, salting, or pickling

tension

mental strain

hostilities

war like unfriendliness

mainland

the land inward from water

wary

cautious

unobstructed

unblocked, clear

earthen

made of baked clay

intermarriage

marriage between tribes, cultures, or religions

alliance

an agreement

elder

respected member of the tribe

tipi

cone shaped house

sugar camp

village location during spring

bark house

a rectangular house covered in bark

ohanwaste

Dakota word meaning generosity

tiyospaye

Dakota word meaning extended family

wohoda

Dakota word for respect and courtesy

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