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Knife River > Culture > Language

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Edwin Benson can't
speak Sioux, but
it's so similar
to Mandan
that he understands it.
Edwin Benson talks
about his passion
for the lost language
of Mandan.

 

Douglas R. Parks
http://lib.fbcc.bia.edu/FortBerthold/SanishLanguage.htm
English to Sanish (Arikara) Language Dictionary.

Educators seek to save Hidatsa language from fading into history.
Read Bismarck Tribune AP article 9-18-2003