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Title Meaning
Ration A fixed allowance of provisions or food. In this case referring to the annuities received by the Dakota from the U.S. government through treaty-making.
Reconcile To make consistent or compatible.
Red Cloud (Maȟpíya Lúta) A war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota. He led as a chief from 1868 to 1909. An opponent of the United States Army's aggressions after the U.S.-Dakota, and successive "Indian Wars", he led a successful campaign in 1866–1868 known as Red Cloud's War to re-take control of Powder River Country in northeastern Wyoming and southern Montana.
Redwood Ferry Refers to the location of a ferry that moved people across the Minnesota river near the Lower Sioux Agency. The Battle of Redwood Ferry, the result of a Dakota ambush, occurred on August 18, 1862.
Refugee A person who is outside their country of origin or residence because of persecution on account of race, nationality, religion, political opinion, or because they are a member of a persecuted 'social group'.
Reminisce To recollect and tell of past experiences or events.
Repatriate To return a person or object back to place of origin.
Reservation Refers to an American Indian reservation. An area of land managed by a Native American tribe under the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs. There are approximately 310 Indian reservations in the U.S. although there are more than 550 federally recognized total tribes. This is because some tribes have more than one reservation, some share reservations, while others have none (often due to non-recognition by the U.S. government). Because of past land allotments (see Dawes Act) some reservations are fragmented, with pieces of tribal, individual, and privately held land, sometimes owned by non-Indians.
Resilience The ability to recover readily from illness, depression, or adversity.
Retaliate To make an attack or assault in return for a similar attack.
Rudy Perpich The 34th and 36th Governor of Minnesota from December 29, 1976 to January 4, 1979, and from January 3, 1983, to January 7, 1991.