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RESERVATION BLACKFEET By Mary Strachan Scriver
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This is a research aid for persons just beginning to do history or needing a quick overview of Blackfeet history. It consists of the original 1855 Treaty in full, but only notes on three major... More > documents that are hard to find or hard to read: The Foley Report, which is an indictment of the US management of the reservation from its beginning; a history of the Holy Family Mission which was a master's thesis by Hugh Black; and Paul C. Rosier's academic study of the tribal council called "Rebirth of the Blackfeet Nation, 1912-1954. These are not anthropological materials, but discussions of organization and progress.< Less
TWELVE BLACKFEET STORIES By Mary Scriver
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Roughly twelve generations of Blackfeet Indians have existed since 1776 until now. Here are twelve loosely linked stories, one for each of those generations. These are about Amskapi Pikuni people,... More > the Montana subdivision of Blackfeet. The stories are modern-style fiction, not legends. The stories are meant to be unexpected, slantwise. They are good for discussions.< Less
Blackfeet Rez Guide By Mary Strachan Scriver
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This is a guide to the reservation that is unlike any other, for it concentrates on the terrain over a very long time-period. The consequences of ancient glaciers and volcanoes, the residue of seas,... More > the paths worn by erosion and ancestors, are marked here.< Less
Blackfeet Indian Stories By George Bird Grinnel
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George Bird Grinnell (September 20, 1849 – April 11, 1938) was an American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer. Grinnell was born in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Yale... More > University with a B.A. in 1870 and a Ph.D. in 1880. Originally specializing in zoology, he became a prominent early conservationist and student of Native American life. Grinnell has been recognized for his influence on public opinion and work on legislation to preserve the American buffalo.< Less
BLACKFEET PAPER TRAILS: Timelines and Bibliographies By Mary Strachan Scriver
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This reference aid is in three parts. Part one is several essays, one 19th century and two 21st century. Part two is a bibliography about the Blackfeet. Part three is a time-line. Keep this at your... More > elbow while you read or write about the Blackfeet and it will be very helpful.< Less
Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park (Illustrated) By James Willard Schultz
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“After an absence of many years, I have returned to visit for a time my Blackfeet relatives and friends, and we are camping along the mountain trails where, in the long ago, we hunted buffalo,... More > and elk, and moose, and all the other game peculiar to this region. To-day we pitched our lodges under Rising Wolf Mountain, that massive, sky-piercing, snow-crested height of red-and-gray rock which slopes up so steeply from the north shore of Upper Two Medicine Lake. This afternoon we saw upon it, some two or three thousand feet up toward its rugged crest, a few bighorn and a Rocky Mountain goat. But we may not kill them! Said Tail-Feathers-Coming-over-the-Hill: “There they are! Our meat, but the whites have taken them from us, even as they have taken everything else that is ours!” And so we are eating beef where once we feasted upon the rich ribs and loins of game, which tasted all the better because we trailed and killed it, and with no little labor brought it to the womenfolk in camp.”< Less
Exhibition: Portraits of American Indians: Comprising the Blackfeet Indians of Montana and The Pueblo Indians of New Mexico By Langdon W. Kihn
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Exhibition: Portraits of American Indians: Comprising the Blackfeet Indians of Montana and The Pueblo Indians of New Mexico
WILLOW STICKS By Mary Scriver
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These are stories all based in Blackfeet Country (Edmonton to Yellowstone, Rockies to Black Hills) but in very different time periods from pre-contact to the present. They are meant to be examples... More > for the Blackfeet to use in writing their own stories.< Less
ONE WINDY DAY By Mary Scriver
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This book was written by the 7th grade of Heart Butte School, Montana, in 1990. Heart Butte is in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains on the Blackfeet Reservation. The story was developed at the... More > rate of one chapter per week in the same way that television sit-coms are written: as a group sitting around a table and discussing. The actual words were typed by Mary Scriver, the teacher. The story is about the yearning to belong and to be loved and reflects the lives that these students knew.< Less
ONE WINDY DAY By Mary Scriver
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This book was written by the 7th grade of Heart Butte School, Montana, in 1990. Heart Butte is in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains on the Blackfeet Reservation. The story was developed at the... More > rate of one chapter per week in the same way that television sit-coms are written: as a group sitting around a table and discussing. The actual words were typed by Mary Scriver, the teacher. The story is about the yearning to belong and to be loved and reflects the lives that these students knew.< Less