Stephen Return Riggs
Riggs was born in Steubenville, Ohio. His career among the Dakota began in 1837 at Lac qui Parle in what is now Minnesota, where there was a mission. He worked among the Dakota Sioux for the remainder of his life, producing a grammar and dictionary and a translation of the New Testament
- 1852 A Grammar and Dictionary of the Dakota Language
- 1871 Dakota wowapi wakan kin. The New Testament, in the Dakota language
- 1880 Mary and I, or Forty Years with the Sioux
The Presbyterian Historical Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has Stephen Return Riggs' papers, including detailed correspondence written by Stephen and Mary Riggs to their family members and two manuscript church histories written by Stephen Riggs. The correspondence also includes an occasional sketch of the missions they served.
- Riggs, Stephen Return (1852). A Grammar and Dictionary of the Dakota Language. Washington DC, New York: Smithsonian Institution, G.P. Putnam.
- Riggs, Stephen Return (1871). Dakota wowapi wakan kin. The New Testament, in the Dakota language. New York: New York, American Bible society.
- Riggs, Stephen Return (1880). Mary and I or Forty Years with the Sioux. Chicago: W.G. Holmes.
- Stephen Return Riggs in MNopedia, the Minnesota Encyclopedia
- Works by Stephen Return Riggs at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Stephen Return Riggs at Internet Archive
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