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Backbone of the World: The Blackfeet and the Glacier National Park Area

Mark David Spence

in Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142433
eISBN:
9780199848812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142433.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the creation and early management of Glacier National Park. The eastern half of Glacier National Park was once part of the Blackfeet reservation, and the tribe has long ... More


Crowning the Continent: The American Wilderness Ideal and Blackfeet Exclusion from Glacier National Park

Mark David Spence

in Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142433
eISBN:
9780199848812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142433.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the issue of Blackfeet rights and their claims on Glacier. The issue of Blackfeet rights in the park became a protracted battle that involved various federal and state ... More


A Future They Were Resolved to Achieve

Ryan Hall

in Beneath the Backbone of the World: Blackfoot People and the North American Borderlands, 1720-1877

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655154
eISBN:
9781469655178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655154.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the period from 1848 to 1860, and in particular on the 1855 Blackfeet Treaty, a crucial turning point in Blackfoot history. The late 1840s and early 1850s saw the growing ... More


To Become a Mountain Hunter: Flexible Core Values and Subsistence Hunting among Reservation-Era Blackfeet

María Nieves Zedeño

in The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042428
eISBN:
9780813043074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042428.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The decade of the 1880s marks the end of the Plains communal bison hunting. Taking Carole Crumley's “core values” in historical ecology as an organizing concept, this chapter examines the ecological, ... More


Charity or Industry?: American Indian Women and Work Relief in the New Deal Era

Colleen O’Neill

in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Despite proven entrepreneurial successes in the southwest, only 11 out of 156 U.S. federal work relief projects designated for Indian reservations during the Depression specifically targeted women. ... More


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