5 _mandan_

Mandan (their own name is questionable; Catlin says they called themselves

See-pohs-kah-nu-mah-kah-kee, People of the pheasants;(13) Prince

Maximilian says they called themselves Numangkake, Men, adding usually

the name of their village, and that another name is Mahna-Narra, The

Sulky [Ones], applied because they separated from the rest of their

nation;(14) of the latter name their common appellation seems to be a

ption); on Fort Berthold reservation, North Dakota, comprising in

1804 (according to Lewis and Clark(15)) three villages--

a. Matootonha.

b. Rooptahee.

c. (Eapanopa's village).

6. Hidatsa

A. Hidatsa (their own name, the meaning of which is uncertain, but

appears to refer to a traditional buffalo pannch connected with the

division of the group, though supposed by some to refer to

willows); formerly called Minitari (Cross the water, or,

objectionally, Gros Ventres); on Fort Berthold reservation, North

Dakota, comprising in 1796 (according to information gained by

Matthews(16)) three villages--

a. Hidatsa.

b. Amatilia (Earth-lodge [village]?).

c. Amaliami (Mountain-country [people]?).

B. Crow or Ab-sa´-ru-ke, on the Crow reservation, Montana.

7. Biloxi

A. Biloxi (Trifling or Worthless in Choctaw) or Ta-neks´ Han-ya-di´

(Original people in their own language); partly in Rapides parish,

Louisiana; partly in Indian Territory, with the Choctaw and Caddo.

B. Paskagula (Bread people in Choctaw), probably extinct.

C. ?Moctobi (meaning unknown), extinct.

D. ?Chozetta (meaning unknown), extinct.