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Arikara

  • On this date in 1921, the front page of the second section of the Fargo Forum's Saturday evening edition led with the article headlined, “Arikara Indians Stage Ancient Ceremonial at Fort Berthold."
  • Perhaps the disease outbreak in North Dakota’s history was the smallpox epidemic that all but destroyed the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara peoples. In June of 1837, infected passengers aboard a steamboat spread the deadly virus up and down the Missouri River.
  • Thomas Rogers was born on June 4th, 1890 to a prominent Arikara family on the Fort Berthold Reservation. When the US declared war on Germany in 1917,…
  • Arikara, or Sáhniš as called by its people, is part of the Caddoan language family, a group of languages that comes from the Caddo dialect, which is over…
  • Herbert Fish had an interesting job. In 1907, he was hired as the first curator for the State Historical Society of North Dakota. He had training in U.S.…
  • Long before white settlers came to the region, Native tribes farmed, hunted, and worshipped here. While their numbers were small (barely one person per…
  • Maps can be extremely valuable. They can help you find your way to a location, they can show you the exciting features of a landscape or city, and they…
  • All text and audio copyright, 2015 by the Native American Development Center ©Mark Little Owl: My name is Mark Charles Little Owl. I am from the Three…
  • All text and audio copyright, 2015 by the Native American Development Center ©Lorraine Davis: We're ready for interview number two for the stories of…
  • All text and audio copyright, 2015 by the Native American Development Center ©Anita Charging: My name is Anita Charging. My native name is Blossoming…