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"Niitsipussin" is an alternate name for the Blackfoot language. It literally means "original language." Alternate spellings of this term include Niitsi'powahsin, Nitsipussin, Nitsipowasin, and Nitsipossin.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Niitsipussin tribe and language:

 Blackfoot Indian tribe
 The Blackfoot
 Blackfoot history
 Blackfoot names
 Algonquian language
 Canadian First Nations
 Plains Natives

Here are a few good books about the Niitsipussins:
 Blackfoot Ways of Knowing
 Blackfoot Stories of Old
 Blackfoot Dictionary

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