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
Jack Danvers, traveling day after day until he had reached Bismarck, Dakota, where he found awaiting him Hugh Johnson, as grave, as white-haired, and as cheery as ever. At Bismarck they had taken the... More > up-river steamer, "Josephine," and the boat had sailed early on the morning of July 5th.
Hugh and Jack were on their way back up to the Piegan country. They had separated at Bismarck the previous autumn, and while Hugh kept on down the river, to take a west-bound train, which should carry him back to Mr. Sturgis' ranch in Wyoming, Jack had gone East, to spend the winter in New York.< Less