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horse in Blackfoot Indian culture

John C. Ewers

horse in Blackfoot Indian culture

with comparative material from other western tribes

by John C. Ewers

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Published by Government Printing Office in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John C. Ewers.
SeriesBureau of American Ethnology : Bulletin -- 159, Bureau of American Ethnology -- 159.
ContributionsSmithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 374p. :
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18420988M


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out of 5 stars Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture. Reviewed in the United States on Verified Purchase. This book was a great help in my quest to acquire more information regarding the interaction between the Native American People and their horses.

It is very difficult to find any information on this subject, let alone such 5/5(2). Excerpt from The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture: With Comparative Material From Other Western Tribes Most of the text figures reproduced in this study are based on pencil drawings carefully prepared by Calvin Boy, a young Piegan artist.

To 5/5(1). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The horse in Blackfoot Indian culture by John Canfield Ewers,Smithsonian Institution Press edition, in EnglishPages:   The horse in Blackfoot Indian culture, with comparative material from other western tribes by Ewers, John Canfield.

Publication date Topics Siksika Indians, Horses, Indians of North America Publisher Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press CollectionPages: The horse in Blackfoot Indian culture, with comparative material from other western tribes, Related Titles.

Series: Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology) ; By. Ewers, John Canfield. Type. Book. Material.

Published material. Publication info. aged animals appears Assiniboin band battle Black Blackfoot Blood buffalo buffalo days bundle Calf camp carried century ceremony Cheyenne chief claimed close Comanche common cover Cree Crow cult culture dance described dogs early employed enemy father Flathead followed foot gave give hand head herd horse medicine horse's hunting killed Kiowa.

The horse in Blackfoot Indian culture by John Canfield Ewers; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Domestic animals, Great Plains, Horses, Indians of North America, Siksika Indians; Places: Great Plains.

The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture: With Comparative Material from Other Western Tribes By John C. Ewers U.S. Government Printing Office, Read preview Overview Driving Bison and Blackfoot Science By Barsh, Russel Lawrence; Marlor, Chantelle Human Ecology, Vol. 31, No.

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When Ewers began fieldwork on the Blackfoot Reservation inone of his concerns was the description of the role of the horse in Blackfoot and Plains Indian : Mary Jane Schneider. John C. Ewers – The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture, with Comparative Material from Other Western Tribes About the Author: Bayard Fox has been riding for 70 years on six continents and has ridden enough miles to circle the globe several times.

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John Ewers, who was the curator of the Museum of the Plains Indian, did archival research and interviewed elderly informants to gather this data on the horse in pre-reservation Blackfoot culture. A great deal of information is presented including chapters on care, breeding, gear, the use of the horse in such.

The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture: Yet for each Plains Indian tribe the horse culture period spanned the years between the acquisition and first use of horses and the extermination of the economically important buffalo in the region in which that tribe lived.

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Horseback Riding. Horseback riding in Blackfeet Country is truly an unforgettable experience. Tom and his family are Blackfeet guides and will take you horseback riding in the foothills bordering majestic Glacier National Park and in. In his book, The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture, John Ewers’ Indian informants state the Blackfeet never tried to catch wild horses, and the only tribe they knew of occasionally doing it were the Kiowa.

The Blackfoot Confederacy, Niitsitapi or Siksikaitsitapi (ᖹᐟᒧᐧᒣᑯ, meaning "the people" or "Blackfoot-speaking real people") is a historic collective name for linguistically related groups that make up the Blackfoot or Blackfeet people: The Siksika ("Blackfoot"), the Kainai or Kainah ("Blood"), and two sections of the Piikani (Piegan Blackfeet), the Northern Piikani Membership: North Peigan, South Peigan.

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The Blackfoot tribe was a nomadic Native American group that lived on the Great Plains. Learn about their society and how contact with Europeans changed their culture forever in this lesson. Internet Archive BookReader The horse in Blackfoot Indian culture, with comparative material from other western tribes.

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(John Canfield), View full. The horse made them masters of the herds of buffalo that gave them food, shelter, bedding, tools, saddles, lariats and the core of their religion.

The beginning of the 17th century brought a new era for both the Native American and the white men, for this date marked the introduction of the horse into Indian culture. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture: With Comparative Material from Other Western Tribes by John C.

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See more ideas about Blackfoot indian, Native american photos and Native american indians pins. The Indian acquisition of the horse reminds me of the somewhat analogous technological revolution in our society caused by the invention and ubiquitous spread of motor vehicles. The glory days of Indian horsemen lasted a little over a century.

In his wonderful book, John C. Ewers – The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture, with. The Blackfeet Nation also known as the Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation is an Indian reservation and headquarters for the Siksikaitsitapi people in the United States.

Located in Montana, its members are composed primarily of the Piegan Blackfeet (Ampskapi Piikani) band of the larger ethnic group historically described as the Blackfoot es: Glacier, Pondera.

The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, The book shows wide-ranging aspects of the three Blackfoot tribes’ life, and the effects that horses have had in their culture, especially in warfare, hunting, and moving camp.

Ironstar, Martha. Horse Dance of The Plains Cree. Saskatchewan Indian. The original theory accepted by the Western World was that there were no horses in the Americas prior to Columbus’ arrival in The Western World concluded that all horses of Native American peoples were, therefore, descendants of horses brought from overseas.

This theory was forced to change, however, after paleontology pioneer Joseph Reviews: Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians berries Blackfoot Indian Culture boiled brew buffalo bulb Catalogue ceremonial bundles ceremonialist chewed root cleansed Cornus stolonifera coughs diviner dried Ethnology Department Ewers Gaillardia aristata Geum triflorum Glenbow-Alberta Institute grease headdress bundles hide Holy Horn Society Horse.

buffalo hunt. In the Indian culture, generosity was the mark of a true leader. The horse herds within a tribe could be increased through: war parties, breeding, and trade. The only one of these open to a young man was the war party.

The vast majority of war parties were to steal horse, not fight an Size: 51KB. The Blackfoot Indians of the United States and Canada are divided into three main groups: the Northern Blackfoot or Siksika, the Kainah or Blood, and the Piegan.

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A Song for the Horse Nation presents the epic story of the horse's influence on American Indian tribes from the s to the present. Drawing upon a treasure-trove of stunning historical objects-including ledger drawings, hoof ornaments, beaded bags, hide robes, paintings, and other objects-and new pieces by contemporary Native artists, the exhibition reveals how horses shaped the social.

Cite this Record. The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture: With Comparative Material from Other Western Tribes. John C. Ewers. Bulletin,1. Washington, DC: Bureau of American Ethnology.

The Blackfoot Indians occupied the northwestern plains along and adjacent to the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains in present-day southern Alberta, Canada, and western Montana, V. S. A. Climate and topography and, hence, vegetation of the region are diverse.

Although primarily meat-eaters, the Blackfoot consumed some vegetable foods. They had a knowledge of plant medicines, which they Cited by: MODERN ERA In Modern Blackfeet: Montanans on a Reservation, Malcolm McFee studied the changing culture of the Blackfoot after the buffalo's disappearance in He pointed to two significant periods divided by the Indian Reorganization Act of The first period lasted fromwith the onset of famine caused by the near extermination of the buffalo, to