Special Report

50 Places With Native American Names

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26. Minnesota
> Origin of name: Dakota
> Definition of name: White water or sky-tinted water

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27. Mississippi
> Origin of name: Ojibwa
> Definition of name: The father of waters

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28. Missouri
> Origin of name: Sioux
> Definition of name: Town of the large canoes

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29. Mobile, Alabama
> Origin of name: Mauvilla
> Definition of name: Boat paddlers

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30. Nebraska
> Origin of name: Otoe
> Definition of name: Flat water