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Riggs, Stephen Return 1812-1883

Overview
Works: 208 works in 528 publications in 3 languages and 6,287 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Allegories  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Didactic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Contributor, Composer, Other
Classifications: PR3330, 823.4
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Most widely held works about Stephen Return Riggs
 
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A Dakota-English dictionary by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

29 editions published between 1890 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dakota grammar, texts, and ethnography by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

44 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tah́-koo wah-kań; or, The gospel among the Dakotas by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

30 editions published between 1869 and 2004 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary and I : forty years with the Sioux by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

14 editions published between 1880 and 1971 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this autobiography, Riggs describes his life as a Christian missionary to the Dakota beginning in 1837 at Lac qui Parle (Minnesota) and for the remainder of his life in Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. As missionaries, he helped create a written language for the Dakota. The second section entitled "Monographs" includes writings by various people who worked within the missionary field
Grammar and dictionary of the Dakota language by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

21 editions published between 1850 and 2013 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dakota wowapi wakan kin. The New Testament, in the Dakota language( Book )

27 editions published between 1865 and 1914 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dakota A B C wowapi by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

13 editions published between 1850 and 1998 in Dakota and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Model first reader by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

8 editions published between 1873 and 1998 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dakota odowan = Hymns in the Dakota language by John Poage Williamson( Book )

7 editions published between 1863 and 1896 in Dakota and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustration of the method of recording Indian languages by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

2 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan( Book )

4 editions published between 1857 and 1858 in Dakota and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pilgrim Christian forsakes the world in order to undertake the dangerous journey to the Celestial City, experiencing numerous crises and temptations along the way
Psalm wowapi = The Book of Psalms, in the Dakota language( Book )

16 editions published between 1869 and 1889 in Dakota and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dakota first reading book by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

8 editions published between 1839 and 1978 in English and Dakota and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dakota Wiwicawangapi kin : Dakota catechism by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

6 editions published between 1864 and 1882 in Dakota and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maka-oyakapi : Guyot's elementary geography in the Dakota language by A Guyot( Book )

6 editions published in 1876 in Dakota and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary and I; forty years with the Sioux by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

6 editions published between 1880 and 1888 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this autobiography, Riggs describes his life as a Christian missionary to the Dakota beginning in 1837 at Lac qui Parle (Minnesota) and for the remainder of his life in Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. As missionaries, he helped create a written language for the Dakota. The second section entitled "Monographs" includes writings by various people who worked within the missionary field
Wowapi mitawa. Tamakoce kaga. My own book by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

3 editions published in 1842 in English and Dakota and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dakota ABC wowapi by Stephen Return Riggs( Book )

3 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dakota dowanpi kin = hymns in the Dakota or Sioux language by Joseph Renville( Book )

2 editions published in 1842 in Dakota and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A Dakota-English dictionary
Alternative Names
Return Riggs, Stephen 1812-1883

Riggs, S. R. 1812-1883

Riggs, S. R. (Stephen Return), 1812-1883

Riggs, Stephen R.

Riggs, Stephen R. 1812-1883

Stephen Return Riggs American linguist

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Dakota grammar, texts, and ethnographyTah́-koo wah-kań; or, The gospel among the Dakotas