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a member of a warlike group of Algonquians living in the northwestern plains

any of the Algonquian languages spoken by the Blackfoot

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It was a few years after the death of Crowfoot's father that a group of strangers road into camp-warriors from the Blackfoot tribe returning from a successful raid on the Crows.
The Upper Missouri River Man's hide shirt, probably from the Blackfoot tribe and decorated with human and horse hair, was bought by a private collector at Sotheby's, New York.
Changing Configurations in the Social Organization of a Blackfoot Tribe During the Reserve Period.
Weasel Head says the Blackfoot tribes, along with other First Nations across the country, are still waiting to find out how the federal government will move forward with education on the reserves.
3695 File 14,942--papers supplied by Jean L'Heureux, interpreter to the Indian Department at Blackfoot Crossing regarding the ethnological and astronomical customs of the Blackfoot tribes (drawings, sacred dances; ancient sacrificial stone, a relic of the mound builders).
Cowley, Alberta -- a region traditionally populated by one of the Blackfoot tribes -- bears the moniker "place of many turnips," Peacock says.
He says the celebration last year, which marked the Stampede's centennial, highlighted the "very specific relationship with the Treaty 7 First Nations" that the Stampede has with the Blackfoot tribes.
For several years the HBC and North West Company had almost exclusive access to this valuable trapping area, as the warlike Blackfoot tribes kept the Americans at bay.
The Blackfoot tribes inhabited the emerging borderland and received very different treatment by the Mounties than at the hands of the US Army, with its massacre of Piegans on January 23, 1870, in Montana Territory.
The missionaries who were trying to convert the people of the Cree and Blackfoot tribes, realized that the presence of this powerful talisman would interfere, and "get in the way of the word of the Christian God.
This occurred at a time when constant warfare between the Plains Assiniboines and Blackfoot tribes was briefly extended to the Hudson's Bay Company itself.