Yankton Sioux Tribe

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Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Yankton Sioux Tribe
P.O. Box 1153
Wagner, SD 57380
Phone: 1.605.384.3641
Fax: 1.605.384.3641

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

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

See: Sioux

Reservations[edit | edit source]

A tract of land set aside for occupation and use by Native Americans.

Agencies[edit | edit source]

Upper Missouri Agency

Yankton Agency 1859-1876

St. Peter's Agency

St. Louis Agency

Superintendencencies[edit | edit source]

Dakota Superintendency 1861-1880

Central Superintendency

Minnesota Superintendency

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]

  • Amended 1932 Constitution and By-laws of the Yankton Sioux Tribal Business and Claims Committee --Includes amendments through March 20, 1975.
  • Yankton Sioux Tribe Wikipedia

References[edit | edit source]

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