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Elahsa (‘village of the great willows’). A former Hidatsa village on the north bank of Knife River, North Dakota, about 3 miles from Missouri River.

Alternate Spellings:

  • Biddahtsi-Awatiss – Maxmillian, Voy. dans l’int de l’Am. III, 3, 1843.
  • Eláh-sá – Maxmillian, Trav., 178, 1843.
  • Hidatsa – Matthews, Ethnog. Hidatsa, 38, 1877.

MLA Source Citation:

Partridge, Dennis Tribal Villages, © 2011-2012. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 July 2016.
https://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/elahsa.htm
- Last updated on Dec 29th, 2011

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