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Blackfeet Indians ___As you'll read here, the relationship between Lewis and Clark's expedition did not get off to a very good start. - Text only - From PBS -

Blackfeet/Blackfoot Indian Tribe Online Records __ You will find a brief introductory article and then many resources and links. - From -  
Blackfoot ___A summary of the political and social structure of the Blackfoot Indians. - Text only - From EthnoAtlas - 

Blackfoot __ "The independent and very successful warriors had a territory that stretched from the North Saskatchewan River along what is now Edmonton, Alberta in Canada, to the Yellowstone River of Montana in the United States, and from the Rocky Mountains and along the South Saskatchewan River, east past the Cypress Hills."  An encyclopedic article with links to related material. - illustrated - From wikipedia - 

Blackfeet Indian Reservation __ "The Blackfeet Indian Reservation or Blackfeet Nation is an Indian reservation of the Blackfeet tribe in Montana in the United States. It is located east of Glacier National Park and borders Canada to the north."  An encyclopedic article with links to related material. - illustrated - From wikipedia

Blackfoot Indian Tribe __ A general overview of the Blackfoot tribe. - From - 

Blackfoot Language __ You will find scanned-in Blackfoot language documents, including linguistic information, a Blackfoot story, and grammar. - From The Rosetta Project - 

Blackfoot Language and the Blackfoot Indian Tribe (Siksika, Pikuni, Piegan, Kainai, Blackfeet) __ Blackfoot, or Siksika, is an Algonquian language spoken by 8000 people in southern Alberta and northern Montana. The two main dialects are called Pikanii and Siksika Blackfoot. Many children are still learning Blackfoot, but the language is currently undergoing linguistic shift, with 'Old Blackfoot' being spoken by older generations and 'New Blackfoot' being spoken by younger ones." Learn more about the tribes making up the Blackfoot confederation including language history and more. - From -

Blackfoot lesson plan ideas for teachers __ "This site is designed to be used as part of a project-based unit on the First Nations people. For a detailed plan of how to use this site together with other elements of your curriculum, please download the following lesson plan. Included are rubrics, rationale, appropriate links, and step-by step ideas." - From -  


Blackfoot/Piegan Literature ___Following the links to several stories of Blackfoot folklore, you'll find some general tribal information. - Text only - From Glenn Welker -  

Blackfoot Syllabary ____A syllabary is a writing system whose characters represent syllables. In the late 1800s, John William Tims devised the one you'll find on this page for advanced students. - Text only - From Omniglot -  

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Blackfoot Indians __ A good overview of the Blackfoot and related peoples. You will find history and links to related subjects. - From Catholic Encyclopedia -

Constitution and By-Laws for the Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet ... __ Full text in click-to-read sections or just scroll down the page. - From -  

Facts For Kids: Blackfoot Indians (Blackfeet) ___Several questions and their answers are presented here in simple, straightforward language. Links within the text will take you to further information. - Text only - From Native Americans for Kids - 


The Marias Massacre ___Learn about this awful event in Piegan history. The webmaster points out it is no less important than any other massacre or battle during this time, but that it's been treated callously by historians. - Text only - From Jordan S. Dill -

Lesson Planning, Lesson Plan Formats and Lesson Plan Ideas __ How to produce a lesson plan and not just for Indian tribes either. - From -

Official Site of the Blackfoot Nation __ "We are members of the ancient line of Blackfoot people going back before time. We are the traditional believers in our ancient ways that were given to us by iits-tsi-pah-ta-pii-op - the Source of Life." You will find online Native Studies courses, history, and cultural information from a Blackfoot elder. - illustrated - By Chief Long Standing Bear - 

Rare Artifact Almost Went Out With Trash ___Learn the amazing story of a bison robe that was almost lost in the garbage. - Illustrated - From Canku Ota - 


TMI Rinehart Thumbnails ___The photos you'll find here were taken in 1898. Click on any of them to see larger versions. Historic Blackfeet photos- Illustrated - From Omaha Public Library -

Treaty With The Blackfeet, October 17, 1855 __ Full text. - From -  

Welcome to Blackfeet Country ___Information about tribal government, departments and an excellent history and culture section. - Illustrated -  From the Blackfeet Nation of Montana - 

Welcome to the Blood Tribe Web ___A well-organized website. Its many sections include history and departments and can be accessed from the links in the small frame to your left. You can also take a virtual tour of the community. - Illustrated - From the Blood Tribe Administration - 



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