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Blackfoot language information, we would like to share our collection of indexed links
about the Blackfoot people and various aspects of their society. The emphasis
of these pages is on American Indians as a living people with a present and future as well as a past. Blackfeet history is
interesting and important, but the Blackfoot are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as
well as traditional folklore, contemporary artwork as well as archaeology exhibits, and the issues and struggles of
today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always
Tribal and Community Links
Homepage of the Blackfeet tribe of Montana.
Homepage of the Kainai First Nation in Alberta.
Blackfeet Tribal Business Council:
Contact information and links for the Blackfeet Tribe.
Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council:
Coalition of ten Indian tribes in Montana and Wyoming.
Blackfeet Community College:
Tribal school serving the Blackfeet Indians in Montana.
Siksika Nation High School:
Homepage of the Siksika First Nation highschool.
Glacier Peaks Blackfeet Casino
Discovery Lodge Casino:
Homepages of the tribally operated Blackfoot casinos of Montana.
Maps of Blackfoot Lands
Virtual Museum of New France: Plains Indians:
Historical maps and articles about the Blackfoot, Sioux,
Cheyenne, and other Plains Indian tribes.
Blackfoot Lifestyle and Tradition
Online Native Studies courses, history, and cultural information from a Blackfoot elder.
Overview of Blackfoot culture and history.
Blackfoot Nation Blackfoot/Siksika Blood/Kainai Peigan/Pikuni:
History of the Blackfoot tribe in Canada.
Algonquians of the Plains:
Ethnography of the Blackfoot, Cree, and Plains Ojibwa.
Curtis' early 20th-century ethnography of the Piegan, Bloods, and Blackfeet Indians.
History and culture of the Blackfoot First Nation of Alberta.
Blackfeet Homeland Map:
Map showing the location of the Blackfoot Confederacy territory, in Siksika and English.
Piikani North Peigan Pikuni Piikani Nation Pikuni Indian Bands:
Pikanii (Piegan) culture, lands, and people.
Siksika Siksika/Blackfoot Siksika Nation
Siksika Indian Nation:
Siksika culture, lands, and people.
Blood Tribe Kainai Kainaiwa Nation
Blood/Kainai Indian Bands:
Akainawa (Blood) culture, lands, and people.
General Blackfeet customs and traditions.
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a sacred Blackfoot site.
Collection of Blackfoot Indian legends and folktales.
Blackfeet Nation Flag
Coopee' (Berry Soup) Recipe Blackfeet Lima Bean Soup Wild Rice Stuffing Blackfeet Frybread:
Traditional Blackfoot food recipes.
Explanation of traditional Blackfeet headdresses, with a picture of Mountain Chief wearing his.
Blackfoot Clothes War Shirt and Leggings American Indian Dress Warbonnets
Blackfoot clothing and other Plains Indian traditional dress.
Niisitapiikwan (Blackfoot Confederacy) Siksika (Blackfoot) Indians Piikunii (Peigan) Indians Kainai (Blood) Indians:
Online exhibit of artifacts from the Blackfoot tribes of Canada.
Native American Religions:
Advice for people researching Blackfoot religion and other American Indian spirituality.
Article on Blackfoot medicine wheel monuments in Saskatchewan, with a photo of an ancient site.
Blackfoot Literature and Arts
Native American Authors: James Welch James Welch Fools Crow The Heartsong of Charging Elk: Winter in the Blood The Indian Lawyer The Death of Jim Loney Killing Custer: Riding the Earthboy 40
Interview with James Welch:
Blackfoot/ Gros Ventre writer James Welch.
Mike Mountain Horse
My People, the Bloods:
Kainah author Mike Mountain Horse.
Beverly Hungry Wolf Daughters of the Buffalo The Ways of My Grandmothers The Blood People: Shadows of the Buffalo Children of the Circle Children of the Sun Legends of the Old People: Blackfoot Craftworker's Book Powwow Dancers Traditional Dress
Teachings of Nature:
Blood authors Adolf and Beverly Hungry Wolf.
Native American Authors: Blackfoot Tribe Blackfeet Authors
Emma Lee Warrior (Peigan):
Native Blackfoot authors, their lives and work.
Homepage of a Blackfeet flute carver and musician.
Pictures and information about Blackfoot songs and dances.
Black Lodge Singers Tribute to the Elders People Dance Powwow People Kids' Pow-Wow Songs: Enter the Circle Round Dance Tonight Weasel Tail's Dream
It's Been A Long Time Comin':
Blackfeet music by the popular drum group Black Lodge Singers.
Just For Old Times' Sake
Straight From The Rez:
Pow-wow music by the Siksika Ramblers.
Where The Spirit Lives:
Film about Blackfoot children's harrowing experiences at boarding schools.
American Indian Art:
Information, photographs and links about Blackfoot and other native art.
Blackfoot Politics, Issues, and News
Canadian First Nations newspaper based on the Blood Indian reserve in Alberta.
The Blackfeet Indian fight against oil drilling on their sacred lands.
Blackfeet Enrollment Department:
Enrollment information from the Blackfeet tribe.
Online lookup of Blackfoot and other Indian records through the Archives genealogy service.
Interesting theory that people of " Cherokee-Blackfoot" ancestry are actually of Cherokee-African descent.
Small database of Blackfoot family trees, also offering paid genealogy services.
Direction for those seeking Blackfoot and other American Indian ancestors.
The Early Days:
History of the Blackfoot tribe, their Indian neighbors, and white Americans.
The Marias Massacre Notes On An Obscure Massacre
Witnesses to Carnage:
The 1870 Marias Massacre of Heavy Runner's band of Piegan by the American government.
History of the Blood Tribe:
Lewis and Clark and the Blackfeet Indians
Lewis and Clark: Blackfeet (Siksika, Piegan):
Blackfoot Indian interactions with the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Text of the 1855 Blackfoot Treaty.
Crowfoot Chief Crowfoot Chiefs of the Blackfeet:
Sites about Blackfoot chief Crowfoot.
Biographies of Blackfoot leaders.
Staking a Claim to Blood Brotherhood:
The truth behind L. Ron Hubbard's claim to be a Pikuni Blackfoot "blood brother."
Blackfoot Dictionary Blackfoot-English Vocabulary
Blackfeet language books.
The Amazing Death of Calf Shirt The Piikani Blackfeet: A Culture Under Siege My People, the Bloods: Story of the Blackfoot People Old Indian Trails Rebirth of the Blackfeet Nation:
Blackfoot history books.
Firewater: The Impact of the Whiskey Trade on the Blackfoot Nation:
Detailed historical study of the alcohol trade's effects on the Blackfoot.
Crowfoot, Chief of the Blackfeet:
Biography of Crowfoot.
Interesting historical examination of a Blackfoot man's clash with white culture and the law.
Daughters of the Buffalo Women The Ways of My Grandmothers:
A Blackfoot woman's biographies of her elder relatives.
Biography of a contemporary Blood Indian.
Blackfeet Crafts Blackfoot Craftworker's Book:
Blackfoot craft books.
American Indian Genesis The Sun Came Down Blackfoot Lodge Tales The Vengeful Wife: Blackfeet Tales of Glacier Park Apikuni's World Blackfeet Indian Stories Legends of the Old People:
Blackfoot mythology and legends.
Mythology of the Blackfoot Indians
Ni Kso Ko Wa:
Blackfoot spirituality and beliefs.
Akak'Stiman Modern Blackfeet The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture Blackfoot Musical Thought:
Anthropology studies of the Blackfoot Indians.
Fools Crow The Heartsong of Charging Elk Winter in the Blood The Indian Lawyer: The Death of Jim Loney Killing Custer
Riding the Earthboy 40:
Books by Black foot/ Gros Ventre writer James Welch.
My Life as an Indian Blackfeet and Buffalo:
Books by James Willard Schultz, an early 20th-century adventurer adopted by the Piegan Blackfeet.
Sky Dogs Star Boy The Legend of Scarface Storm Maker's Tipi When Bear Stole the Chinook:
Children's picture books about the Blackfoot Indians.
War Paint No More Buffalo:
Art collections featuring the Blackfoot Indians.
Handbook of North American Indians: Plains Indians:
Reference book about the Blackfoot and other Plains Indians.
American Indian Literature:
Evolving list of books by and about the Blackfeet and Native Americans in general.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Wikipedia: Blackfoot Confederacy Blackfoot Indians Kainai Nation Siksika Nation Piegan Blackfeet Northern Peigan:
Encyclopedia entries about the Blackfoot tribe.
Los Pies-Negros: Pies Negros:
Information about the Blackfoot tribe in Spanish.
Les Amérindiens Pieds Noirs du Canada Pied-Noir:
Information about the Blackfoot tribe in French.
Black feet Blackfoot Tribe Siksika:
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