Dakota (given name) ... The name is translated to mean "friend," "friendly" or "allies" in the Yankton-Yanktonai and Santee dialects of the Dakota language.
The word Dakota means "ally" in the Dakota language, and their autonyms include Ikčé Wičhášta ("Indian people") and Dakhóta Oyáte ("Dakota people")As Taratino's movie notes, in February 1969, Polanski and Tate decide to rent 10050 Cielo Drive, a luxury home in Benedict Canyon, an area west of Hollywood in the Santa Monica Mountains that overlooks Beverly Hills and Bel Air, in the west-central part of the Beverly Crest neighborhood of Los Angeles, bordering Beverly Hills.
In February 1969, Roman Polanski and his Sharon Tate began renting the home from Altobelli. On August 8/9, 1969, the home became the scene of the murders of Tate, Wojciech Frykowski, Abigail Folger, Jay Sebring, and Steven Parent at the hands of the Manson "Family". William Garretson, Altobelli's caretaker and an acquaintance of Parent, lived in the guest house behind the main house and was unaware of the murders until the next morning, when he was taken into custody by police officers who had arrived at the scene. He was later cleared of all charges.
Cliff Booth's Comics
In a pan around stuntman Cliff Booth's trailer, we see his comic books, Kid Colt Outlaw and Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos (1963-1981). Quentin Tarantino has cited Sgt. Fury as an influence on Inglourious Basterds (2009). The main character, Sgt. Nick Fury, later became the leader of Marvel's super-spy agency, S.H.I.E.L.D.
Re: the comics in Cliff’s trailer:
Kid Colt Outlaw once upon a time had as a foe Dakota Dixon.
Nick Fury secretly adopted twin sisters named North and Dakota.
In 1967, Fromme went to Venice Beach, California, suffering from depression. There she became a member of the "Manson family." Ranch owner George Spahn gave her the nickname "Squeaky" because of the sound that she made when he touched her.
The noble French surname Decoteau is of local origin, deriving from a geographic feature near where the initial bearer once resided. In this instance, the name is derived from the French word, "cote," which in a geographic sense, means, "by the coast."