Essays Tagged: "Blackfeet"

A text about the blacfeet indians...

Acknowledged as one of the most powerful tribes in the American northwest, the Blackfeet are a confederacy of three independent tribes presently living in Montana and Alberta, Can ... confederacy of three independent tribes presently living in Montana and Alberta, Canada. The name "Blackfeet" originates from the distinctive black hue of their mocassins, either painted that color o ... ns, either painted that color or perhaps darkened by prairie fires.Modern scholars believe that the Blackfeet migrated westward over three centuries ago from the northern Great Lakes region; their lan ...

(2 pages) 45 2 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Fool's Crow Paper #1

s. Once the seizors realized they could lie to the Pikunis, they continued to take advantage of the Blackfeet's inherently peaceful ways. Unfortunately for the majority of the Pikunis, they did not re ... s on the private citizens of Montana. This, unfortunately though, was the work of only a few of the Blackfeet. Tribal outcasts such as Owl Child and Fast Horse were responsible for the transgressions ...

(3 pages) 1300 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Fools Crow, James Welch

what is mentioned in the novel dealing with sickness and the healing process used in the Pikuni or Blackfeet tribes. She starts the article out by saying, " Fools Crow is more than a coming-of-age st ... w is more than a coming-of-age story, however, because as the life of Fools Crow unfolds, so does a Blackfeet story of epic proportions (179)." The reader not only understands Fools Crow's thoughts an ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American