Blackfeet

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 6 - About 52 Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Blackfeet Tribe

    • 1941 Words
    • 8 Pages

    federal lawsuit filed was finally settled. The Blackfeet Native American 's tribe was finally awarded the money that they were promised years ago, even though the Native Americans deserved more. Elouise Cobell, who is a member of the Blackfeet tribe and is the founder of the Blackfeet National Bank, filed a lawsuit in 1996 that would eventually force the United States Department of Interior to provide the Blackfeet tribe with the money that was due centuries ago. Ms. Cobell was tired of the answers that she would receive from the federal government about the Indian Trust Fund, which was established in the late nineteenth century in order to manage the Native Americans ' land (Bissell Brown & Shannon, 2016). With that said, the Blackfeet…

    • 1941 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Blackfeet Nation Culture

    • 2090 Words
    • 9 Pages

    Blackfeet Nation Cultural Paper “The Blackfeet people have occupied the Rocky Mountain region for more than 10,000 years” (Blackfeet Nation, n.d.) The historical structure of the Blackfeet Nation was forever altered by the colonization of the European settlers. Thus the modern structure can never emulate what once was. However, the Tribal council does it’s best to preserve and continue the cultural traditions today. It is on the reservation that the preservation of the Blackfeet…

    • 2090 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Upon first meeting my client, “John Littlebear”, which is not his real name, but I will call him that due to patient privacy laws, I noticed that he had Tribal Insurance, which meant he was from the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Browning, Montana. Therefore, I made sure I familiarized myself with the Blackfeet tribal customs before he arrived at the Sleep Center, ensuring I increased my cultural competency (Comstock et al., 2008). With this in mind, in order for social workers to effectively…

    • 1712 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    In James Welch’s Winter in the Blood we follow an unnamed protagonist and his return to a reservation in Montana that had been taken over by white colonizers putting a strain on his own self-identity. The experiences that the protagonist is faced with throughout the novel take a toll on the relationships around him, especially with women. Early in the novel we find out that our protagonist has a feeling of displacement, which is an emotion coming from within him. This essay will examine the…

    • 754 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    simple geometric designs colored with earth pigments. In the freezing winter additional sleeves were attached to the dressers. The women also wore their hair loose or in two thick braids in their daily lives. Once white settlers came to town, they adopted the use of wool and cloth to make an abundant amount of their garments. The men dressed as well, but they wore simpler clothing. Men wore buckskin tunics and breechcloth with leggings made from antelope, with hair in three braids in a topknot…

    • 931 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    The Blackfoot language is essentially composed of timeless verbs usually in present tense (Briggeman "Keeping a Language Alive"). The use of timeless verbs is also used to bring objects to life, in the Blackfoot language “everything you see, everything you look at, everything you sense is described via the language as an action. State of being and state of action, nothing is stationary, nothing is inanimate, nothing is dead but everything is alive” (Brown "Revitalizing the Blackfeet Language in…

    • 1639 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Pros And Cons Of Iscariot

    • 476 Words
    • 2 Pages

    Backstory Crow’s backstory does not begin with him, but his ancestor 507 generations before him. An elite noble born to protect the tiefling empire of Bael Turath. The city was about to enter a civil war between the humans and tieflings in the empire. The nobles came up with a plan to stop the escalation, but it came with a cost. They had to make deals with the rulers of the nine hells. Commonly knowing not to trust demons they in charged the kings right hand man, Iscariot to think of a way…

    • 476 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Decent Essays

    1. Horses and guns gave warfare more advancement. Horses enable the Shoshonis to travel to trade places faster than before. The Shoshonis also fights while riding on the horses. Guns target the enemies if it is shot at close distance. The Shoshonis and Blackfeet fight differently than before. Before the use of horses and guns, they used spears and running to attack their enemies. Now it is all about using horses and firearms to attack the opponents. 2. The tribe that have more guns and…

    • 415 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Improved Essays

    founded today. Since some of the tribe found their settlements in Canada which is in a different country, the tribe had two different names. The common saying in America is Blackfeet and in Canada people say Blackfoot, but the tribe accepts both sayings. The Blackfoot comes from a dark colored moccasins which most indians wear on there feet. There is about 25,000 people who belong to the Blackfoot Tribe. 10,000 belong in the United States and 15,000 belong in Canada. Most of the tribe speaks…

    • 578 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    enable him to survive. John Colter’s bravery and confidence are the characteristics that save his life. Colter works for a greedy man named Manuel Lisa, who is itching to trade with the Blackfeet. Colter…

    • 1100 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6