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"Kainai" is an alternate name for the Blood Tribe tribe of Alberta,
one of the major divisions of the Blackfoot Nation.
In the Blackfoot language, Kainai means "many chiefs," a
reference to a tribal origin story.
Here are links to our webpages about the Kainai tribe and language:
Blackfeet Indian names
Here are links to more Internet resources about the Kainais:
Kainai Board of Education
Kainai High School
Canadian Encyclopedia: Kainai
Wikipedia: Kainai Nation
Here are a few good books about the Kainais:
My People, the Bloods
Blackfoot Ways of Knowing
Blackfoot Stories of Old
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