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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.

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

 Kainai Nation
 Blackfoot Indians
 Blackfoot culture
 Blackfeet Indian names
 Native Canadians
 Plains Indians

Here are links to more Internet resources about the Kainais:
 Kainai Nation
 Kainai Board of Education
 Kainai High School
 Kainai Tribe
 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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