Gros Ventre

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a member of the Sioux people formerly inhabiting an area along the Missouri river in western North Dakota


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a Siouan language spoken by the Hidatsa


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installation of a formal parking area on the Gros Ventre Road near the intersection,
The shirt clearly fits a style of the early 19th century which came from the Northern Plains tribes (Assiniboine, Yanktonai, Gros Ventre and probably branches of the northern bands of Teton).
The East Gros Ventre Butte, about one mile from downtown Jackson, a popular international ski destination and gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks, was slumping at a rate of as much as a foot a day from the previous rate of about four inches, authorities said.
But other factors appear to be in play on East Gros Ventre Butte, a small mountain that looms over the west side of town, its base dotted with homes and businesses.
A Gros Ventre from Montana, he is a professor of psychology and Native American studies at the University of Michigan.
From Colorado to Montana's high-line, west through Wyoming's Gros Ventre Range, Idaho's Salmon River breaks and Oregon's Eagle Cap, you'll tramp pristine roadless country that holds plenty of mule deer.
When the company he worked for made plans to enter the Gros Ventre Wilderness in Teton County, he leaked the tip to local advocates, whose passion for wilderness preservation radicalized a guy for whom the hippie lifestyle had, until that point, been primarily a vehicle for doing drugs and getting laid.
71) Headdress recalled that back in the 1850s, when he was a small boy, his parents from the Gros Ventre country made trips to Fort Union to trade.
Salish, Kootenai, Blackfeet, Little Shell Chippewa, Cree, Chippewa, Gros Ventre, Crow, Northern Cheyenne, Nakota, and Assiniboine (Fort Belknap and Fort Peck) cultures and languages are quite distinct from one another, so even schools on or near reservations will be teaching about tribal cultures that are different from their own.
Montana: Blocked expansion of cyanide heap leach gold mining operation that pollutes the water of Gros Ventre and Assiniboine tribes on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation
In Winters, the Supreme Court affirmed a lower-court ruling guaranteeing the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes reserved water rights in the Milk River.
We have to keep our feet in two worlds if we want to succeed," said Gwen Lankford, who is Salish and Gros Ventre and works for KECI-TV in Missoula.
Other wildlands in the surveyors' scopes include areas the Sierra Club has fought for years to protect: the Rocky Mountain Front in Montana's Lewis and Clark National Forest, whose land-use plan bans drilling in sensitive areas; 37,000 acres adjacent to Gros Ventre Wilderness in Wyoming's Bridger-Teton National Forest, which won protection from drilling this past December; and the 600,000-acre Red Desert in Wyoming, prized for its rugged beauty and herds of elk and antelope.
The museum's very large collection also includes the cultural histories, art and enduring traditions of the Crow, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Comanche, Blackfeet, Sioux, Gros Ventre and Pawnee peoples.
The land consists of two 640-acre parcels and an additional 86 acres along the Gros Ventre River that the federal government gave to the state in 1890 as a way to generate income for education.