Tag Archives: North Dakota
State Names with Native Roots
The 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee kicked off today with a preliminaries test and that got us thinking about word origins, proper spellings and pronunciations. One of last year’s words was “scherenschnitte,” which is of German descent. The year before that, there was “stichomythia,” which is of Greek descent. We examined words that hit a […]
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Can I Visit the Reservations in the Plains?
List of American Indian reservation historical and cultural sites to visit.
Posted in Older Archives_Humanitarian Also tagged American Indian reservation, Nebraska, Idaho, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, cultural sites, historical sites 2 Comments