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" ... WAYZATA, a village in sections 5 and 6, Minnetonka, lying on the north side of Wayzata bay, was platted in 1854, and was incorporated in 1884. This name was formed by slight change from Waziyata, a Dakota (Sioux) word, meaning "at the pines, the north."... "
A Dakota-English Dictionary - Page 563
by Stephen Return Riggs - 1892 - 665 pages
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Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, Volume 4

Science - 1852
...n. a species of pine, perhaps the pitch pine, the fir. wa-zi'-se, n. like pines ; giants. Wa-zi'-ya, n. the northern god or god of the north ; a fabled...giant who lives at the north and blows cold out of his month. He draws near in winter and recedes in summer. By some Waziya is confounded with Heyoka, but...
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Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society

Dakota Indians - 1920 - 735 pages
...Dakota (Sioux) word, meaning "at the pines, the north." Wazi is defined as "a pine, pines" ; and Waziya, "the northern god, or god of the north ; a fabled...mouth. He draws near in winter and recedes in summer." The suffix ta, denotes "at, to, on." (Riggs, Dictionary of the Dakota Language, 1852, pages 192, 239.)...
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Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Volume 5

Minnesota - 1885 - 535 pages
...Dakota (Sioux) word, meaning "at the pines, the north." Wazi is defined as "a pine, pines" ; and Waziya, "the northern god, or god of the north ; a fabled...mouth. He draws near in winter and recedes in summer." The suffix ta, denotes "at, to, on." (Riggs, Dictionary of the Dakota Language, 1852, pages 192, 239.)...
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Remember This!: Dakota Decolonization and the Eli Taylor Narratives

Angela Cavender Wilson, Eli Taylor - History - 2005 - 277 pages
...as a spiritual entity from the North responsible for bringing the cold weather), Riggs defines it as "the northern god or god of the north; a fabled giant...lives at the north and blows cold out of his mouth." 6 The derogatory usage of words employed by Riggs (such as conjure, powwow, and fabled) was an attempt...
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Remember This!: Dakota Decolonization and the Eli Taylor Narratives

Angela Cavender Wilson, Eli Taylor - History - 2005 - 277 pages
...as a spiritual entity from the North responsible for bringing the cold weather), Riggs defines it as "the northern god or god of the north; a fabled giant who lives at the north and blows cold out of his mouth."6 The derogatory usage of words employed by Riggs (such as conjure, powwow, and fabled) was...
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