Sarcee

noun
Sar·​cee
variants: or less commonly Sarsee or Sarci or Sarsi \ ˈsärsē \
plural Sarcee or Sarcees

Definition of Sarcee

1a : an Athapaskan people of the upper Saskatchewan and Athabaska river valleys in Alberta, Canada
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Sarcee people

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History and Etymology for Sarcee

probably from Blackfoot (Siksika) sa arsi not good

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