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My 2012 South Dakota Trip
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Our last stop before heading home is SIOUX FALLS, SD

The history of Sioux Falls revolves around the cascades of the Big Sioux River. The falls were created about 14,000 years ago during the last ice age. The lure of the falls has been a powerful influence. Ho-Chunk, Ioway, Otoe, Missouri, Omaha (and Ponca at the time), Quapaw, Kansa, Osage, Arikira, Dakota, Nakota and Cheyenne people inhabited the region previous to European descendants. Numerous burial mounds still exist on the high bluffs near the river. These people operated an agricultural society that built fortified villages on many of the same sites that were previously settled. Lakota populate urban and reservation communities in the contemporary state and many Lakota, Dakota, Nakota, and other Indigenous Americans reside in Sioux Falls today.
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Nov 11 2012 20:28 GMT sini
Great place!:)
Nov 11 2012 20:31 GMT pieter40
Wonderful series of your South Dakota trip .!!!!!!Fav
Nov 11 2012 20:59 GMT elsje323
beautiful siouxfalls serie
Nov 11 2012 21:31 GMT hans55 PRO
wonderful falls ...great captured !!
Nov 11 2012 21:33 GMT Papagena
Great to visit these impressive places with you John !! ;+))
Nov 11 2012 22:29 GMT wijnie58
Wonderful place to visit, John..:-))
Nov 12 2012 01:58 GMT T1MELESS PRO
Impressive to say the least, great shot John !!