The Blackfeet

The Blackfeet

Raiders on the Northwestern Plains

Book - 1958
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The Blackfeet were the strongest military power on the northwestern plains throughout the eighteenth century. But the near extinction of buffalo in the late nineteenth century brought dire poverty to the tribe, forcing them to rely in part on the U.S. government for sustenance. In this history of the Blackfeet, historian John C. Ewers relied on his own experience living among the Blackfeet as well as archival research to tell of not only the events that have so drastically affected the Blackfeet way of life, but also the ways the Blackfeet have responded, adapting and preserving their culture in the face of a changing landscape.

Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c1958.
ISBN: 9780806118369
Branch Call Number: LPLD870128164538
Characteristics: xviii, 348 p. :,plates, ports., maps (1 fold.) plan ;,24 cm.


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