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Chiwere (‘belonging to this place,’ the home people’. A term employed by J. O. Dorsey to designate a group of Siouan tribes, including the Oto, Iowa and Missouri, for information regarding which, see under their respective names.
For Further Study
The following articles and manuscripts will shed additional light on the Chiwere as both an ethnological study, and as a people. Consult also
- Chiwere Group by McGee in 15th Rep. B.A. E., 1897.
- The Midē-Wiwin or Grand Medicine Society by Dorsey in 15th Rep. B.A. E., 1897.