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The Blackfeet

The Blackfeet Author John C. Ewers
ISBN-10 9780806188683
Release 2012-11-21
Pages 362
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The Blackfeet were the strongest military power on the northwestern plains in the historic buffalo days. For half a century up to 1805, they were almost constantly at war with the Shoshonis and came very close to exterminating that tribe. They aggressively asserted themselves against the Flatheads and the Kutenais, shoving them westward across the Rockies. They got on fairly well with English and Canadian traders during the heyday of the fur trade on the Saskatchewan River, but on the upper Missouri they took an early dislike to Americans, whom they called "Big Knives." American fur traders, such as Manuel Lisa, Pierre Menard, and Andrew Henry, were literally chased out of Montana by the Blackfeet.



Indian Life on the Upper Missouri

Indian Life on the Upper Missouri Author John Canfield Ewers
ISBN-10 0806121416
Release 1968
Pages 222
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The Plains Indian of the Upper Missouri in the nineteenth-century buffalo days remains the widely recognized symbol of primitive man par excellence–and the persistent image of the North American Indian at his most romantic. Fifteen cultural highlights, each a chapter made from research for a particular subject and enriched by contemporary illustrations, provide a sensitive interpretation of tribes such as the Blackfeet, the Crows, and the Mandans from the decades before Lewis and Clark up to the present. In an attempt to understand and record the old culture of the Indians, the author has developed, over the past 30 years, a special ethnohistorical approach. The results, as seen here, are enlightening both for other ethnohistorians and for historians of more or less conventional bent. This book is abundantly illustrated from historical sources.



The Blackfeet

The Blackfeet Author Theresa Jensen Lacey
ISBN-10 1604137959
Release 2011
Pages 121
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Presents information on the history, culture, social structure, language, customs, and beliefs of the three tribes that were part of the Blackfoot Confederacy.



Cheyennes at Dark Water Creek

Cheyennes at Dark Water Creek Author William Young Chalfant
ISBN-10 0806128623
Release 1997
Pages 232
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His recounting of the lives of the Indian and military participants, both leading up to and following the battle, is sure to appeal both to scholars of the Indian wars and to the general reader.



Blackfeet and Buffalo

Blackfeet and Buffalo Author James Willard Schultz
ISBN-10 0806117001
Release 1962
Pages 384
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Memories of life among the Indians, ed. and with an introduction by K. C. Seele.



The Blackfeet

The Blackfeet Author John Canfield Ewers
ISBN-10 OCLC:778597549
Release 1983-01-01
Pages 348
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The Blackfeet were the strongest military power on the northwestern plains in the historic buffalo days. For half a century up to 1805, they were almost constantly at war with the Shoshonis and came very close to exterminating that tribe. They aggressively asserted themselves against the Flatheads and the Kutenais, shoving them westward across the Rockies. They got on fairly well with English and Canadian traders during the heyday of the fur trade on the Saskatchewan River, but on the upper Missouri they took an early dislike to Americans, whom they called "Big Knives." American fur traders, such as Manuel Lisa, Pierre Menard, and Andrew Henry, were literally chased out of Montana by the Blackfeet.



Becoming and Remaining a People

Becoming and Remaining a People Author Howard L. Harrod
ISBN-10 0816515697
Release 1995
Pages 149
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The power of religion to preserve individual and group identity is perhaps nowhere more evident than among Native American peoples. In Becoming and Remaining a People, Howard Harrod shows how the oral traditions and ritual practices of Northern Plains Indians developed, how they were transformed at critical points in their history, and how they provided them with crucial means of establishing and maintaining their respective identities. This book offers a bold new interpretation of anthropological studies, demonstrating how religious traditions and ritual processes became sources of group and individual identity for many people. Harrod reconstructs the long religious development of two village peoples, the Mandans and the Hidatsas, describing how their oral traditions enabled them to reinterpret their experiences as circumstances changed. He then shows how these and other groups on the Northern Plains remained distinct peoples in the face of increased interactions with Euro-Americans, other Indians,.and the new religion of Christianity. Harrod proposes that other interpretations of culture change may fail to come to terms with the role that religion plays in motivating both cultural conservatism and social change. For Northern Plains peoples, religion was at the heart of social identity and thus resisted change, but religion was also the source of creative reinterpretation, which produced culture change. Viewed from within the group, such change often seemed natural and was understood as an elaboration of traditions having roots in a deeper shared past. In addition to demonstrating religious continuity and change among the Mandans and the Hidatsas, he also describes instances of religious and social transformation among the peoples who became the Crows and the Cheyennes. Becoming and Remaining a People adopts a challenging analytical approach that draws on the author's creative interpretations of rituals and oral traditions. By enabling us to understand the relation of religion both to the construction of social identity and to the interpretation of social change, it reveals the richness, depth, and cultural complexity of both past Native American people and their contemporary successors.



Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park

Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park Author James Willard Schultz
ISBN-10
Release 1916
Pages 154
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Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park Rising Wolf Mountain! What a fitting and splendid monument it is to the first white man to traverse the foothills of the Rockies between the Saskatchewan and the Missouri! Hugh Monroe was his English name. His father was Captain Hugh Monroe, of the English army; his mother was Amélie de la Roche, a daughter of a noble family of French émigrés. Hugh Monroe, Junior, was born in Montreal in 1798. In 1814 he received permission to enter the employ of the Hudson’s Bay Company, and one year later—in the summer of 1815—he arrived at its new post, Mountain Fort, on the North Fork of the Saskatchewan and close to the foothills of the Rockies. At that time the Company had but recently entered Blackfeet territory, and none of its engagés understood their language; an interpreter was needed, and the Factor appointed Monroe to fit himself for the position. The Blackfeet were leaving the Fort to hunt and trap along the tributaries of the Missouri during the winter, and he went with them, under the protection of the head chief, who had nineteen wives and two lodges and an immense band of horses. By easy stages they traveled along the foot of the Rockies to Sun River, where they wintered, and then in the spring, instead of returning to the Saskatchewan, they crossed the Missouri, hunted in the Yellowstone country that summer, wintered on the Missouri at the mouth of the Marias River, and returned to Mountain Fort the following spring with all the furs their horses could carry. Instead of one winter, Monroe had passed two years with the tribe, and in that time had acquired a wife, a daughter of the great chief, a good knowledge of the language, and an honorable name, Ma-kwi′-i-po-wak-sĭn (Rising Wolf), which was given him because of his bravery in a battle with the Crows in the Yellowstone country.



Art and architecture in Canada

Art and architecture in Canada Author Loren R. Lerner
ISBN-10 0802058566
Release 1991-01-01
Pages 1557
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Identifies and summarizes thousands of books, article, exhibition catalogues, government publications, and theses published in many countries and in several languages from the early nineteenth century to 1981.



The Old North Trail Or Life Legends and Religion of the Blackfeet Indians

The Old North Trail  Or  Life  Legends  and Religion of the Blackfeet Indians Author Walter McClintock
ISBN-10 0803282583
Release 1999-09-01
Pages 539
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In 1886 Walter McClintock went to northwestern Montana as a member of a U.S. Forest Service expedition. He was adopted as a son by Chief Mad Dog, the high priest of the Sun Dance, and spent the next four years living on the Blackfoot Reservation. The Old North Trail, originally published in 1910, is a record of his experiences among the Blackfeet.



Red Cloud

Red Cloud Author
ISBN-10 0806131896
Release 1999-09-01
Pages 336
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Places the information about the Lakota chief's life within the larger context of Indian tribal conflicts and Anglo-Indian wars



Empire by Collaboration

Empire by Collaboration Author Robert Michael Morrissey
ISBN-10 9780812246995
Release 2015-03-17
Pages 352
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From the beginnings of colonial settlement in Illinois Country, the region was characterized by self-determination and collaboration that did not always align with imperial plans. The French in Quebec established a somewhat reluctant alliance with the Illinois Indians while Jesuits and fur traders planted defiant outposts in the Illinois River Valley beyond the Great Lakes. These autonomous early settlements were brought into the French empire only after the fact. As the colony grew, the authority that governed the region was often uncertain: Canada and Louisiana alternately claimed control over the Illinois throughout the eighteenth century. Later, British and Spanish authorities tried to divide the region along the Mississippi River. Yet Illinois settlers and Native people continued to welcome and partner with European governments, even if that meant playing the competing empires against one another in order to pursue local interests. Empire by Collaboration explores the remarkable community and distinctive creole culture of colonial Illinois Country, characterized by compromise and flexibility rather than domination and resistance. Drawing on extensive archival research, Robert Michael Morrissey demonstrates how Natives, officials, traders, farmers, religious leaders, and slaves constantly negotiated local and imperial priorities and worked purposefully together to achieve their goals. Their pragmatic intercultural collaboration gave rise to new economies, new forms of social life, and new forms of political engagement. Empire by Collaboration shows that this rugged outpost on the fringe of empire bears central importance to the evolution of early America.



Blackfoot Lodge Tales

Blackfoot Lodge Tales Author George Bird Grinnell
ISBN-10 1582185069
Release 2001-06-01
Pages 332
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Masters of Empire

Masters of Empire Author Michael McDonnell
ISBN-10 9780374714185
Release 2015-12-08
Pages 416
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A radical reinterpretation of early American history from a native point of view In Masters of Empire, the historian Michael McDonnell reveals the pivotal role played by the native peoples of the Great Lakes in the history of North America. Though less well known than the Iroquois or Sioux, the Anishinaabeg who lived along Lakes Michigan and Huron were equally influential. McDonnell charts their story, and argues that the Anishinaabeg have been relegated to the edges of history for too long. Through remarkable research into 19th-century Anishinaabeg-authored chronicles, McDonnell highlights the long-standing rivalries and relationships among the great tribes of North America, and how Europeans often played only a minor role in their stories. McDonnell reminds us that it was native people who possessed intricate and far-reaching networks of trade and kinship, of which the French and British knew little. And as empire encroached upon their domain, the Anishinaabeg were often the ones doing the exploiting. By dictating terms at trading posts and frontier forts, they played a crucial role in the making of early America. Through vivid depictions of early conflicts, the French and Indian War, and Pontiac's Rebellion, all from a native perspective, Masters of Empire overturns our assumptions about colonial America and the origins of the Revolutionary War. By calling attention to the Great Lakes as a crucible of culture and conflict, McDonnell reimagines the landscape of American history.



Arts in America Art of the Native Americans architecture decorative arts design sculptures art of the West

Arts in America  Art of the Native Americans  architecture  decorative arts  design  sculptures  art of the West Author Bernard Karpel
ISBN-10 UOM:39015007171542
Release 1979
Pages 780
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Arts in America Art of the Native Americans architecture decorative arts design sculptures art of the West has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Arts in America Art of the Native Americans architecture decorative arts design sculptures art of the West also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Arts in America Art of the Native Americans architecture decorative arts design sculptures art of the West book for free.



Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association

Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association Author American Anthropological Association
ISBN-10 PSU:000018610390
Release 1963
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Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association book for free.



The teaching of anthropology

The teaching of anthropology Author David Goodman Mandelbaum
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105006731207
Release 1963
Pages 611
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The teaching of anthropology has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The teaching of anthropology also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The teaching of anthropology book for free.