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    • Indians of Montana, Wyoming

    • 1966
    • Indians Reservations; Indians of North America -- History; Indians of North America -- Social life and customs; Algonquian Indians; Piegan Indians; Crow Indians; Salish Indians; Kootenai Indians; Gros Ventre Indians (Montana); Assiniboine Indians;...
    • Presents a very short history of the Indians of Montana and Wyoming and the history of their reservations.
    • Archaeological Survey Program of the Museum of the Plains Indian

    • 1959
    • Museum of the Plains Indian and Crafts Center (U.S.); River Basin Surveys; Excavations (Archaeology); Archaeological sites; Montana -- Antiquities
    • A leaflet prepared by the Museum of the Plains Indian to enable amateur archaeologists and serious collectors to cooperate with the Museum and its sister institutions in their attempt to rediscover the ancient Northern Plains.
    • Bear ceremonialism of the Kutenai Indians

    • 1966
    • Indians of North America; Kootenai Indians; Kootenai Indians -- Religion; Bears -- Religious aspects; Grizzly Bear -- Religious aspects; Black bear -- Religious aspects; Bear dance; Sun dance; Bears -- Utilization; Bears -- Mythology; Bears --...
    • This paper attempts to clarify the place of the bear in the religious practices of the Kootenai Indians by comparing interviews with tribe members and written accounts. Also compares Kootenai bear ceremonialism with that of other tribes in the...
    • Books about the Plains Indians

    • 1959
    • Indians of North America -- Books and reading; Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Books and reading; Indians of North America -- Montana -- Books and reading
    • A short bibliography of books about American Indians in general, Indians of the Plains, the Blackfeet, and the prehistory of North America.
    • Books and articles on the Blackfoot Indians

    • 1959
    • Indians of North America -- Books and reading; Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Books and reading; Indians of North America -- Montana -- Books and reading; Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation of Montana -- Books and...
    • Bibliography of books and articles about the Blackfoot (Blackfeet) Indians of the Great Plains region of North America.
    • Frank Bird Linderman, 1869-1938.

    • 1962
    • Linderman, Frank Bird, 1869-1938.
    • This leaflet describes the life and times of Frank Bird Linderman, his contributions and accomplishments. It focuses on his writings and their valuable ethnological content. Contains a bibliography of Linderman's books. Prepared for distribution in...
    • Here's the answer

    • 1959
    • Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation of Montana; Museum of the Plains Indian and Crafts Center (U.S.)
    • Answers to questions most commonly asked by visitors to the Museum of the Plains Indian.
    • Le Blanc and La Gasse : Predecessors of David Thompson in the Columbian Plateau

    • 1966
    • Kootenai Indians; Piegan Indians; Indians of North America; Fur trade -- History; Whites -- Relations with Indians -- 19th century; Saleesh House (Mont.); Rocky Mountain House (Alta.); Thompson, David, 1770-1857
    • This paper attempts to piece together the story of two French-Canadian fur trappers, Le Blanc and Le Gasse, who were sent by explorer and trapper David Thompson to spend a winter with the Kutenai (i.e., Kootenai) Indians in 1800-1801.
    • Life on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation today

    • 194-
    • Indians of North America -- Social life and customs
    • Provides a brief description of the population, language, livelihood, food, dress, housing, education, social life, health, religion, citizenship, and government of the Blackfeet Indians
    • Meriwether Lewis in Blackfeet country

    • 1964
    • Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809; Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)
    • Presents an account of the route of Meriwether Lewis’ travels through what is now the Blackfeet Reservation in July, 1806. The report attempts to locate the site where Lewis’ party encountered eight Piegan, during which time two Indians were...
    • The Montana-Wyoming Indian

    • 1968
    • Indians of North America; Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Mont.); Crow Indian Reservation (Mont.); Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.); Fort Belknap Indian Reservation (Mont.); Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Mont.); Northern Cheyenne Indian...
    • Booklet written to show how contemporary Indians in Montana and Wyoming were living in the 1960s.
    • The Fort Peck Reservation area : its resources and development potential

    • 1970
    • Indians of North America -- Economic conditions; Irrigation; Fort Peck Irrigation Project (U.S.)
    • By utilizing resource inventories and historical resource use trends, this study analyzes development alternatives that may influence future development of the Fort Peck Reservation area. This study is intended to be a useful tool in designing and...
    • Small sites on and about Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Garrison Reservoir, North Dakota

    • 1963
    • Indians of North America; Garrison Reservoir Region (N.D.) -- Antiquities; Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (N.D.); Excavations (Archaeology); Ethnology.
    • This report is based primarily upon data collected for the the Missouri Basin Project, River Basin Surveys, Smithsonian Institution, during the latter half of the 1950 field season and during the summer of 1951.
    • American Indian tribes of Montana and Wyoming

    • 1978-10
    • Indians of North America -- Montana; Indians of North America -- Wyoming; Indian reservations -- Montana; Indian reservations -- Wyoming; Indian allotments; Indians of North America -- Land tenure -- Montana; Indians of North America -- Land tenure...
    • This booklet provides information regarding the Native American tribes of Montana and Wyoming, chronicling significant changes in public policy with respect to the tribes, changes in population, and in economic and social conditions on reservations.
    • Dakota winter counts as a source of Plains history

    • 1960
    • Picture-writing, Indian; Ethnology; Dakota Indians -- History -- Sources; Indians of North America -- Writing; America -- Antiquities.
    • Contents: Introduction -- The winter counts -- Names and authorship -- Counts used for comparison -- Description of the counts -- Literature cited -- Phonetic table.
    • Of the Crow nation

    • 1935
    • Crow Indians; Indians of North America; Ethnology; America -- Antiquities.
    • Contents: Introduction (The life and works of Edwin Thompson Denig) -- Crow relationship to the Hidatsa -- Description of Crow country -- Population and major divisions -- Intertribal relations -- Raiding for horses -- Some characteristics of the...
    • The Montana-Wyoming Indian

    • 1958
    • Reservation (Mont.); Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Mont.); Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Mont.); Rocky Boy's Reservation (Mont.); Wind River Indian Reservation (Wyo.)
    • Booklet seeks to provide information about American Indians living in Montana and Wyoming, including a brief summary of their relationship with the Federal Government, the reservation structure, and some data regarding population, land ownership,...
    • Indians of Montana and Wyoming, Billings area

    • 1957
    • Indians of North America -- Government relations; Indian reservations
    • This report is provides a general summary of the American Indian and his / her relationship with the federal government, a resume of reservation programs, a brief sketch of the history and administration of each reservation in Montana and Wyoming,...
    • The American Indian: a history of the Administration of Indian Affairs.

    • 1952-06-01
    • Indians of North America – History; Indians of North America – Government relations; Bureau of Indian Affairs -- Billings Area Office.
    • This report is issued as part of the program of the Department of the Interior for development of the Missouri River Basin. The brief chapters are titled: First settlers in a new continent - European discovery of the New World - Colonial policy...
    • The Montana-Wyoming Indian

    • 1965
    • Indians of North America; Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Mont.); Crow Indian Reservation (Mont.); Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.); Fort Belknap Indian Reservation (Mont.); Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Mont.); Northern Cheyenne Indian...
    • Booklet written to show how contemporary Indians in Montana and Wyoming were living in the 1960s.
    • The Blackfeet Reservation area--its resources and development potential

    • 1972
    • Economic development; Human capital; Mines and mineral resources; Industrialization; Recreation industry; Agriculture
    • This report is an effort to pull together data indicating the extent of the resources of the Blackfeet Reservation and surrounding area. The study area includes Glacier, Pondera, and Toole Counties. This area is primarily agricultural and has very...
    • The Blackfeet Reservation, its land and people

    • 1977
    • Siksika Indians -- Economic conditions
    • The primary purpose of this report is to provide an inventory of human and material resources for availability to tribal government, tribal planners and tribal members for use in implementing the expanded roles in self-determination that...
    • Vacationing with Indians – a guide to campgrounds and tourist attractions on Indian Reservations.

    • [1965]
    • Indian reservations - Directories; Indian reservations - Guidebooks; Camp sites, facilities, etc. - Directories; Indians of North America; Tourism; Recreation areas.
    • American Indians today [1965] are bidding actively for a slice of the Nation’s ever growing tourism industry. The country’s earliest residents now welcome visitors to their reservations in increasing numbers, to fish, hunt, and camp outdoors,...
    • Peyotism and the Blackfeet Indians of Montana: an historical assessment

    • 1961
    • Piegan Indians; Piegan Indians -- Religion; Peyotism; Peyote -- Religious aspects; Indians of North America; Indians of North America -- Religion; Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Mont.)
    • This paper discusses evidence for and against the various, sometimes contradictory, statements regarding the religious use of peyote among Piegan Indians on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana.
    • The bison drive of the Blackfeet Indians.

    • 1962
    • Siksika Indians -- Hunting; Buffalo jump; Indians of North America -- Hunting; American bison; American bison hunting; Montana -- History; Buffalo meat; Indians -- Food; Indians -- Social life and customs.
    • Describes the Blackfeet Indians' rites and practices surrounding their bison drives, the communal nature of these drives and the role of the runner.
    • The starvation winter of the Piegan Indians, 1883-84.

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    • Piegan Indians – History; Indians of North America – History; Blackfeet Indian Reservation
    • During the winter months of 1883-1884, nearly 600 Piegans, a quarter of the tribe, died of starvation. The starvation was directly caused by the extermination of the buffalo. Leaflet no. 7 explains how the significant change in a traditional food...
    • Wakinyan : contemporary Teton Dakota religion

    • 1963
    • Teton Indians -- Religion; Oglala Indians -- Religion; Brule Indians -- Religion; Indians of North America -- Religion; Sun dance; Vision quests; Peyotism
    • This monograph presents material on the modern religious concepts and practices of the Teton division of the Sioux or Dakota Indians. Religious concepts of the Teton Dakota Indians of South Dakota are basically unchanged, and pre-reservation...

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