The Heavy Runner Massacre

The Heavy Runner Massacre

January 3, 2016 admin 0

American history is filled with accounts of Indians being massacred by the U.S. Army, by American civilians, and others. Some of these “incidents” are well-known […]

Blackfoot tribes in 1735

Blackfoot Sacred Places

March 11, 2015 admin 0

By the time fur traders from the Hudson’s Bay Company first made contact with the Blackfoot tribes in 1735, their territory included much of the […]

Montana Murders

August 6, 2013 admin 0

The Territory of Montana came into existence in 1864 with the passage of the Organic Act. Section 1 of the act states: “That nothing in […]

Treeing a Town

Treeing a Town

August 4, 2013 admin 0

In 1864, gold was discovered in Montana. Ignoring a treaty, the gold seekers invaded the Blackfoot country north of the Missouri River. The illegal invasion […]

Natawista, a Trader’s Wife

August 2, 2013 admin 0

American Indians were involved in trade for thousands of years prior to the arrival of the European and American fur traders. Traditional Indian trade was […]