Cheyenne

(people of alien speech) An important Plains tribe of the Algonquian family, long confederated with the Arapaho. Their original habitat appears to have been Minnesota, whence they have moved westward and are now settled chiefly in Montana and Oklahoma. A Catholic mission was founded among them, 1884, by Reverend Joseph Eyler, who brough with him a community of Ursulines.

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