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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Blanca Tovías This article analyzes four Siksika (Blackfoot) winter counts covering the period 1830–1937, created in the early twentieth century. In common with those of other Plains First Nations, Blackfoot winter counts are chronological yearly records of salient events. Among the Blackfoot...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 370–372.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Brenden W. Rensink Blackfoot Redemption: A Blood Indian's Story of Murder, Confinement, and Imperfect Justice . By Farr William E. . ( Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2012 . xix + 288 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustrations, notes, references, index . $29.95 cloth...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Christopher Marsh c.marsh@usask.ca Beneath the Backbone of the World: Blackfoot People and the North American Borderlands, 1720–1877 . By Ryan Hall . ( Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2020 . 272 pp., 20 halftones, 4 maps. $29.95 paperback.). Copyright 2022...
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Published: 01 January 2018
Figure 4. Panel two at Cheval Bonnet with Blackfoot-style horse and human. Lines at upper right may originally have been a horse, now too eroded to identify. Illustration by author from on-site tracing by author More
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Published: 01 January 2018
Figure 9. Blackfoot-style horses are much more angular and have a different head and neck configuration than those identified as Crow. They are typically associated with humans presented in rectangular, V-neck, or hourglass-body style. Illustration by author from on-site tracings by author More
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (2): 269–293.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Blanca Tovías In a surprise dawn attack in January 1870, the US Army massacred 173 men, women, and children from Chief Heavy Runner's Amskapi Pikuni (Piegan/Blackfoot) band at their winter camp on the Marias River in Montana. The massacre capped a decade of violence between the Blackfoot and whites...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Figure 4. Panel two at Cheval Bonnet with Blackfoot-style horse and human. Lines at upper right may originally have been a horse, now too eroded to identify. Illustration by author from on-site tracing by author ...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 189–190.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the Canadian central subarctic and the Blackfoot of the northern plains. This is model ethnohistoric research, drawing on archae- ology, ethnography, ethnological collections, archival material, and Roland Bohr’s personal experience as a bowyer. Bohr also draws on data from controlled experiments...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 327–328.
Published: 01 April 2020
... in changing times—in July 2018 the Canadian Blackfoot transferred the mystical Horn Society to the Blackfeet, bringing about a much-needed means to reassert control over uncertainty. In contrast to earlier cultural and philosophical works written by Blackfoot authors who speak for the ethnic group (e.g...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of the two Anglo nation-states dominating the region and conventional histories assume that a half-dozen or so self-aware, bounded indigenous nations lived, and live, in the region: Blackfoot, Gros Ventre, Assiniboine, Cree, Saulteaux, Sioux (Lakota, Dakota, Nakoda), and Métis. Treaties and the creation...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., Blanca Tovías revisits an example of intertribal conflict in Montana in her article, “Diplomacy and Contestation before and after the 1870 Massacre of Amskapi Pikuni.” She revisits this massacre in particular to consider the deployment of diplomacy on the part of the Blackfoot in the days leading...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 567–579.
Published: 01 October 2013
... (Ngäi Tahu) the mid-nineteenth century that real amity arose between tribes due to the shortage of food resources, particularly the buffalo. This is supported by the Blackfoot scholar, Dr. James Dempsey, who said that the Blackfoot nation preferred to attack the Crow rather than any other...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., and the pace of money traffic, that is, how quickly treaty Indians were spending it. 14 For their own part, treaty Indians knew the dearness of their treaty dollars. Two years after Treaty 7’s signing, for example, Indian Commissioner Edgar Dewdney reported Crowfoot, one of the leaders at Blackfoot...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 805–810.
Published: 01 October 2014
... Commemorations 607 Tovías, Blanca. The Right to Possess Memory: Winter Counts of the Blackfoot, 1830–­1937 99 Wasserstrom, Robert. Surviving the Rubber Boom: Cofán and Siona Society in the Colombia-­Ecuador Borderlands (1875–­1955) 525 Williams, Linda K. The Birth of the Virgin with Saint...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (2): 213–214.
Published: 01 April 2023
... beavers often created and preserved the only dependable water available for travelers. No matter how much pressure European traders applied, groups like the Cree and Blackfoot bands knew better than to undermine a critical ecology that beavers alone maintained. Morgan passed away in 2016. Through...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (3): 567–593.
Published: 01 July 2006
...) was oriented just so in the northern night sky. In native America this was not unusual: many told time by the stars (later, Blackfoot called the Big Dipper, their Seven Brothers, ‘‘our clock and even arranged nighttime meetings according to star positions. Some people tracked stars far more than others did...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 365–366.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to the understanding of nineteenth-­century history. DOI 10.1215/00141801-2414226 Blackfoot Redemption: A Blood Indian’s Story of Murder, Confinement, and Imperfect Justice. By William E. Farr. (Norman: University of Okla- homa Press, 2012. xix + 288 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustra- tions...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 367–368.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to the understanding of nineteenth-­century history. DOI 10.1215/00141801-2414226 Blackfoot Redemption: A Blood Indian’s Story of Murder, Confinement, and Imperfect Justice. By William E. Farr. (Norman: University of Okla- homa Press, 2012. xix + 288 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustra- tions...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 368–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
...-­century history. DOI 10.1215/00141801-2414226 Blackfoot Redemption: A Blood Indian’s Story of Murder, Confinement, and Imperfect Justice. By William E. Farr. (Norman: University of Okla- homa Press, 2012. xix + 288 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustra- tions, notes, references, index...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (2): 372–373.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to the understanding of nineteenth-­century history. DOI 10.1215/00141801-2414226 Blackfoot Redemption: A Blood Indian’s Story of Murder, Confinement, and Imperfect Justice. By William E. Farr. (Norman: University of Okla- homa Press, 2012. xix + 288 pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustra- tions...