hunkpapa hunkpapa


  1. (n) a member of the Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux and who formerly lived in the western Dakotas; they were prominent in resisting the white encroachment into the northern Great Plains
  2. (n) a Siouan language spoken by the Hunkpapa


  • Shady Character: Zahn McClarnon Discusses his 'Red Road' Role

    On the current Sundance TV series The Red Road , which airs Thursdays at 9 PM Eastern, Zahn McClarnon plays the supporting role of Mike Parker. For McClarnon, Hunkpapa Lakota (Standing Rock Sioux), the part is another profile-raising credit that complements his work on another well-known TV series: A&E's Longmire , on which he plays Tribal police officer Mathias. He's also known for his work on ...
    on March 13, 2014     Source: Indian Country Today

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