Immigrant Oral Histories

Woonspe Wikcemna Noŋpa Som Yamni: Wacipi

Okawiŋġapi Okawiŋġapi, Grand Entry
Caŋ´ ceġa Caŋ´ ceġa, drum
Odowaŋ Odowaŋ, song
Wicaĥcadan wacipi Wicaĥcadan wacipi, Men’s Traditional Dance
Wiŋyan ahana wacipi Wiŋyan ahana wacipi, Women’s Traditional Dance
Ŝina uŋpi ŝkehaŋ wacipi Ŝina uŋpi ŝkehaŋ wacipi, Fancy Shawl Dance
Waboga uŋ´pi ŝke´haŋ wacipi Waboga uŋ´pi ŝke´haŋ wacipi, Men’s Fancy Dance
Peżi wacipi Peżi wacipi, Grass Dance
Akicita Akicita, warrior or veteran
Makoce noŋpa umanipi Makoce noŋpa umanipi, walking in two worlds
Wicohaŋ oŋ wowicakupi Wicohaŋ oŋ wowicakupi, giveaway (given away into the crowd)
Wakaŋheża Wakaŋheża, children
Witkosŋi Witkosŋi, sober

Selected U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 commemoration projects and programs are made possible by the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008.