How Did North Dakota Get Its Name?


North Dakota got its name from the Sioux indians. Dakota means 'pasty white guys'. Of course, other interpretations connect it with the alliance between the white man and the Sioux indians which means friends.
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The state name of North Dakota was named after the Dakota tribe and means “ally” or "friend".
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