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  Blackfoot Language and the Blackfoot Indian Tribe (Siksika, Pikuni, Piegan, Piikani, Kainai, Blackfeet, Niitsipussin)
Blackfoot Language and the Blackfoot Indian Tribe (Siksika, Pikuni, Piegan, Piikani, Kainai, Blackfeet, Niitsipussin)
Many children are still learning Blackfoot, but the language is currently undergoing linguistic shift, with 'Old Blackfoot' being spoken by older generations and 'New Blackfoot' being spoken by younger ones.
Smallpox epidemics ravaged the Blackfoot population in the mid-1800's (there is evidence that some white settlers may have deliberately helped it along by selling infected blankets).
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The camp was surrounded, its warriors were away hunting, and the edgy troopers awaited the command to fire.
Whether Baker was drunk at the time of the attack (a civilian who was with the troops, Horace Clarke, swore that this was the case), is almost irrelevant.
There was a brief storm of outraged protest in Congress and in the big Eastern papers, but General of the Army William Sherman deflected a public inquiry by silencing the protests of General Alfred Sully (the BIA superintendent of Montana Indians) and Lieutenant William Pease, the Piegan Indian Agent (who had reported the damning body-count).
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  Native American Legends - How A Piegan Warrior Found The First Horses - Blackfoot   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When the Piegan awoke he took a long rope made from strips of a bull buffalo's hide and travelled many miles on foot to the shore of the lake.
Next morning the Piegan went again to the shores of the big lake, and again he dug a hole in the sand and lay hidden there while the deer, the coyotes, the elk and the buffalo came to drink.
Then the Piegans began to put packs on them, and they called this animal po-no-kah- mita, or elk dog, because they were big and shaped like an elk and could carry a pack like a dog.
www.firstpeople.us /FP-Html-Legends/HowAPieganWarriorFoundTheFirstHorses-Blackfoot.html   (708 words)

  
 How a Piegan Warrior Found the First Horses   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When the Piegan awoke he took a long rope made from strips of a bull buffalo's hide and travelled many miles on foot to the shore of the lake.
Next morning the Piegan went again to the shores of the big lake, and again he dug a hole in the sand and lay hidden there while the deer, the coyotes, the elk and the buffalo came to drink.
Then the Piegans began to put packs on them, and they called this animal po-no-kah-mita, or elk dog, because they were big and shaped like an elk and could carry a pack like a dog.
www.indians.org /welker/firsthor.htm   (675 words)

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