Native American History
"As he spoke of understanding, I looked up and saw the rainbow leap with flames of many colors over me." ~ Black Elk
These are the original inhabitants of the area that is now Montana. There are ten of eleven federally recognized Indian tribes & 7 Reserves in Montana today: Blackfeet Nation, Chippewa Cree, Confederated Salish & Kootenai, Crow Tribal Council, Fort Belknap Indian Community (Assinboine and Gros Ventre), Fort Peck Indian Community (Assinboine and Sioux), Little Shell & Northern Cheyenne.The Little Shell Nation is also called the "Landless Tribe; Government Termed"... (SAD)
When you think of an Indian, you usually imagine them wearing their hair in braids. This hair style was often the traditional style among Native American Indians. What most people don?t know is that certain tribes had their own traditions when it came to hair. #nativecultures #nativeamerican #americanindian #picoftheday #photooftheday
The Ways of My Grandmothers by Beverly Hungry Wolf. Book Description Release date: October 21, 1998 A young Native American woman creates a hauntingly beautiful tribute to an age-old way of life in this fascinating portrait of the women of the Blackfoot Indians. A captivating tapestry of personal and tribal history, legends and myths, and the wisdom passed down through generations of women, this extraordinary book is also a priceless record of the traditional skills and ways...
"Did you know the name "Mississippi" is an Algonkian Indian word? It comes from words meaning "big river" in Ojibway and other northern Algonquian languages. The Mississippi River begins in northern Minnesota, where the Ojibway people live, and that is where the name of the river came from. There were never any Ojibway people in the state of Mississippi."