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The Blackfeet were the strongest military power on the northwestern plains throughout the eighteenth century. But the near extinction of buffalo in the late nineteenth century brought dire poverty to the tribe, forcing them to rely in part on the U.S. government for sustenance. In this history of the Blackfeet, historian John C. Ewers relied on his own experience living among the Blackfeet as well as archival research to tell of not only the events that have so drastically affected the Blackfeet way of life, but also the ways the Blackfeet have responded, adapting and preserving their culture in the face of a changing landscape.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780806118369
ISBN-10: 0806118369
Format: Paperback
(220mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 346
Imprint: University of Oklahoma Press
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publish Date: 15-Sep-1983
Country of Publication: United States

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