Location: Pipestone Minnesota

Wilson, Carrie C. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Carrie C. Wilson, 98, of La Grande died Dec. 15, at a local care center. She was born April 26, 1908, to George and Lavinia (Mann) Fleming of Pipestone, Minn. She was raised and educated in Pipestone. She moved to La Grande in 1965 to be near her daughter. She worked as the manager of the Woodshed Restaurant and also worked for Payne Family Mortuary, which is now Loveland Funeral Chapel, in La Grande. She and her husband, Leslie, had one daughter. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Lou (Bob) Sherburn of La Grande; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Portland. Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. The Observer – Obituaries for the week ending Dec. 23, 2006 Published: December 23,...

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Ponca Tribe

Ponca Indians. One of the five tribes of the so-called Dhegiha group of the Siouan family, forming with the Omaha, Osage, and Kansa, the upper Dhegiha or Omaha division. The Ponca and Omaha have the same language, differing only in some dialectic forms and approximating the Quapaw rather than the Kansa and Osage languages. The early history of the tribe is the same as that of the other tribes of the group, and, after the first separation, is identical with that, of the Omaha. After the migration of the combined body to the mouth of Osage river the first division of the Omaha...

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Omaha Tribe

Omaha Tribe – Omaha Indians (‘those going against the wind or current’ ). One of the 5 tribes of the so called Dhegiha group of the Siouan family, the other 4 being the Kansa, Quapaw, Osage, and Ponca. Hale and Dorsey concluded from a study of the languages and traditions that, in the westward migration of the Dhegiha from their seat on Ohio and Wabash rivers after the separation, at least as early as 1500, of the Quapaw, who went down the Mississippi from the mouth of the Ohio, the Omaha branch moved up the great river, remaining awhile...

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