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" ... weather, when the mercury congeals, these gods seek some prominence on the prairie, where they put up bushes to shield themselves as they swelter with heat. . . . They feel perfect confidence when beset with dangers, and quake with fear when safe.... "
A Dakota-English Dictionary - Page 145
by Stephen Return Riggs - 1892 - 665 pages
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Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, Volume 4

Science - 1852
...— heyewakiya. He-yo'-ka, n. the name of a Dakota god, called by some the anti^natural god. Hey oka is represented as a little old man with a cocked hat...he wraps his buffalo-robe around him. See Waziya. He-yo'-ka-ti, n. the house of Heyoka, the name of a conical hill about ten miles east of Lac-quiparle....
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Teton Sioux Music, Issue 61

Frances Densmore - Indians of North America - 1918 - 561 pages
...with dangers, and quake with fear when safe. In his Dakota Dictionary, Riggs (under Heyo'Tca) says: "Heyoka is represented as a little old man with a...goes naked, and in summer he wraps his buffalo-robe about him." "The little hills on the prairie are . . . the houses of Heyoka." Mythical "little men"...
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Teton Sioux Music and Culture

Frances Densmore - Music - 2001 - 672 pages
...with dangers, and quake with fear when safe. In his Dakota Dictionary, Riggs (under Heyo'ka) says: "Heyoka is represented as a little old man with a...goes naked, and in summer he wraps his buffalo-robe about him." "The little hills on the prairie are . . . the houses of Heyoka." Mythical "little men"...
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Lakota Dictionary: Lakota-English/English-Lakota

Eugene Buechel, Paul Manhart - Foreign Language Study - 530 pages
...anti-natural fellow. He is represented as a little old man with a cocked hat on his head, a bow and arrow in his hands and a quiver on his back. In winter he goes naked and in summer he wraps his buffalo robe around himself. Osni, yunkan tiyoceyati sni naké maste, yunkan ceyati ˇni ehan on le...
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