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Blackfoot lodge tales

the story of a prairie people

by George Bird Grinnell

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Published by David Nutt in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Siksika Indians,
  • North American Indians

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Bird Grinnell
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 310 pages ;
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26303784M

    Project Gutenberg updates its listing of IP addresses approximately monthly. The tanned cowskins made their lodges, the warmest and most comfortable portable shelters ever devised. To the piece of neck was tied a rope, which passed down through the roof of the pit and was held in the watcher's hand. Their reservation, however, is well adapted to stock-raising, and in past years the cattlemen from far and from near have driven their herds on to the reservation to eat the Blackfoot gra. The Blackfoot also suffered from starvation because of disruption of food supplies and war.

    At such times, I would signal to my men, and they would ride up and scare the buffalo away. Primitive arms, dogs, clothing, and dried meat were common to all the tribes, and were their only possessions, and usually each tribe had an abundance of all these. In early times, beaver were very abundant and very tame, and were shot with bows and arrows. It was the same to ride one's horse violently against a mounted foe.

    Required Cookies These cookies allow you to explore OverDrive services and use our core features. The country which the Blackfeet inhabit lies just south of the parallel of 49, close to the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Blackfoot lodge tales book is very cold and dry. Reading them, one can, as Ruth L. He said: "I was often detailed by the Hudson's Bay Company to go out in charge of a number of men, to kill meat for the fort. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, Usually the only object of such an expedition was to secure plunder, but often enemies were killed, and sometimes the party set out with the distinct intention of taking both scalps and horses.


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Major North took Blackfoot lodge tales book men and started after them. When they came near to Spotted Tail's camp on the Platte River, they crossed the stream, took some horses, and got them safely across the river. Crops can be grown there successfully not more than once in four or five years, and the sole products to be depended on are oats and potatoes, which are raised only by means of irrigation.

They would run up and lick the blood, and sometimes toss the dead ones clear from the ground. Some had me laughing they were so amusing. Three years later, Hayden estimated the population at 2, But the book is also delightful to the ordinary reader for its presentation of a people whose honest expressions are recorded in all the freshness of their unpolluted, unrefined state.

Blackfoot Lodge Tales: The Story of a Prairie People

Linguistic studies of the Blackfoot Blackfoot lodge tales book in comparison to others in the Algonquian -language family indicate that the Blackfoot had long lived in an area west of the Great Lakes [ citation needed ].

Neither the man nor his wife must use an awl while he is absent from his lodge, and is trying to catch the birds. Required Cookies These cookies allow you to explore OverDrive services and use our core features. When he had come near to the herd, he moved about until he had attracted the attention of some of the buffalo, and when they began to look at him, he walked slowly away toward the entrance of the chute.

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Blackfoot Lodge Tales Part 27

The green hide served as a kettle, in which to boil meat. In the evening of the day preceding a drive of buffalo into the pis'kun a medicine man, usually one who was the possessor of a buffalo rock, In-is'-kim, unrolled his pipe, and prayed to the Sun for success. He was the Club's first president and an active member until his Blackfoot lodge tales book in Therefore you ought to see that your children go to school, so that they may get the white man's knowledge.

The eagle walks toward the bait, and all the other birds fly away. The Blackfeet now are willing to work in Blackfoot lodge tales book same way that the Blackfoot lodge tales book man works.

It was represented to them that, if properly cared for, the cattle would increase each year, until a time might come when each Indian would be the possessor of a herd, and would then be rich like the white cattlemen.

He uncovers the bait, arranges the roof, and sits there all day holding the rope. The book, then, should be of interest to many.

The Blackfeet were splendid prairie hunters. In the yearthe Pawnee scouts had been sent up to Ogallalla, Nebraska, to guard the graders who were working on the Union Pacific railroad. Looking closely at this tree she saw a queer rock jammed in a fork, where the tree was split, and with it a few hairs from a buffalo, which had rubbed there.

This block will remain in place until legal guidance changes.leaves readers with a biased view of Blackfoot culture. Blackfoot Lodge Tales contains 30 oral stories told by the experts of the time, Blackfoot storytellers.

It describes important geographic locations and significant cultural values of Blackfoot culture. This book would be an excellent resource for people doing research on Blackfoot culture.

This book opens with a series of English translations of Blackfoot texts, divided by Grinnell into adventure stories, origin myths, and accounts of the travels and doings of the culture hero, Na'pi ('Old Man'). This section is followed by an ethnographic sketch incorporating material on all three Blackfoot subdivisions (Sík-si 'kau, Kaínah or Blood, and Pikuni or Piegan), that includes data.

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This is a collection of legends and tales passed down by the Blackfoot tribe. A table of contents is 42comusa.com: Charles River Editors.Jun 01,  · It was interesting to learn ebook this culture.

Just like Pawnee Hero Stories ebook Folk Tales, I liked the second part of the book better (after the lodge tales) in which the author writes about Blackfoot life: in war, social classes, medicine, daily life, Blackfoot of today (), etc/5.