Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe

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Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation
P. O. Box 509
Agency Village, SD 57262-0509
Phone: 1.605.698.3911
Fax: 1.605.698.7907

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

Additional References to the History of the Tribe and/or Band[edit | edit source]

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods.

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Agency[edit | edit source]

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters. They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

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