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Although the following bibliography includes all those sources which give the important ethnographic facts about the Blackfoot, it does not presume to include every title in which the Blackfoot are mentioned. If this were done, weeks could be spent augmenting the list and the number of titles extended into hundreds.

Anderson, S.
Blackfoot's Masterpiece Forum, 55: 679-683.
Avery E.H.
Blackfeet Indians, Outlook, 126:434-435.
Barbeau, Marius
Indian Days in the Canadian Rockies. Macmillan, N.Y. 208 pp., 15 illus.
  1911 Blackfeet of Montana Nature, 86: 85-4.
Brackenridge, H. M.
Voyage up the River Missouri: Performed in 1811. Baltimore.
Brosius, S. M.
Encouragement for the Blackfeet Southern Workman, 51:81-5.
  1925 Industrious Blackfoot So. Workman, 54:165-6.
Brown, J.M. Traditions of the Blackfeet Indians Galaxy, 5:157.
Bryce, Rev. George
Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Co. Including That of the French Traders Of Northwestern Canada and of the Northwest and Astor Fur Companies. New York.
Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. Rept. 44, 1926-7,pp.1-19. Washington, D.C.
Burpee, L. J.
Outwitting of Sakatow. Canad, M. 65:3-5.
Bushnell, David I. Jr.
The Various Uses of Buffalo Hair by The North American Indians. American Anthropologist, n.s. 11:401-425
  1923 "Can This Happen in America " Sunset, 50:38-9.
Catlin, George B.
Illustrations of the Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians. New York, Vol., 1., pp. 29-42, illus., 2nd Edit.
Clark, W.P.
The Indian Sign Language. Philadelphia.
Cocking, Matthew
Matthew Cocking's Journal. Being the Journal of A Journey Performed by Mr. Matthew Cocking, Second Factor at York Fort, In Order To Take A View of the Inland Country, And To Promote The Hudson's Bay Company Interests, Whose Trade is Diminishing By The Canadians Yearly Intercepting Natives On Their Way To The Settlements. 1772-1773. Royal Soc. of Canada., Proc. and Trans., Vol 1.
Culin, Stewart
Games of the North American Indians. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. Rept. 24, 1902-3, pp. 3-809. Washington, D.C.
Curtis, E.S.
In the North American Indian, vol. 6.
de Jong, Josselin
Prof. C.C. Uhlenbeck's latest contribution to Blackfoot Ethnology. Internat. Arhiv. f. Ethnog., 21:105. Leiden.
  1914 Blackfoot Texts. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam, 14, No. 4, iv, 1 53.
DeSmet, Father
Life, Letters and Travels of Father Pierre Jean De Smet, 1801-1873. Edited by Chittenden and Richardson, New York.
Dengler, Herman
American Indians, Tribes of the Prairies and the East. Albert & Chas. Boni, N.Y. 96 illus. taken from old prints (1590-1850).
Denig, Edwin Thompson
Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri Bur. Amer. Ethn. 15th Ann. Rept. 1893-4, pp.205-244. Washington, D.C.
Dorsey, James Owens
Siouan Sociology Bur. Amer. Ethn. Washington, D.C.
  15th Ann Rept. 1893-4,pp.205-244.
Douglas, Sir James Private Papers 1st ser., C, No 12, Bancroft Collection of Pacific Coast MSS, University of California.
Fletcher, Alic C. and La Flesche, Francis
The Omaha Tribe Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. Rept. 27, 1905-6, pp.15-654, Washington, D.C.
Garland, Hamlin, author. Remmington, Frederic, Illustrator.
The Book of the American Indian. Harper Bros., N.Y. 274 pp., illus.
Geers, G.J.
The Adverbial and Prepositional. Prefixes in Blackfoot. Whether and where published not certain.
Gregg, Josiah
Commerce of the Prairies New York.
Grinnell, George Bird
Early Blackfoot History American Anthropologist, Old Series, 5:153-164.
  1893 Blackfoot Sun and Moon Myth. Journal American Folk-lore, 6:44.
Grinnell, G.B.
Childbirth Among the Blackfeet. Amer. Anthropologist, o.s 9:286-7.
  1899 The Butterfly and the Spider among the Blackfeet Amer. Anthropo1ogist n.s., 1:194-6.
  1901 The Lodges of the Blackfoot. Amer. Anthropologist, n.s. 3:650-668.
  1911 The Indian of Today New York, 425 pp., illus.
  1912 Blackfoot Lodge Tales New York, Charles Scribner's Sons.
  ---- Grinnell's Blackfoot Lodge Tales E.L. Huggins, Dial 14:182.
  1917 Blackfeet Indian Stories. New York, 2 v111, 214 pp., illus.
Haeberlin, H.K. Teit, Hames A., and Roberts, Helen H.
Coiled Basketry in British Columbia and Surrounding Region. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. Rept. 41,1919-1924, pp. 119-484. Washington, D.C.
Hale, Horatio
Report on the Blackfoot Tribes British Assoc. Advancement of Sci., Report, 1885, London.
  1888 On the North-Western Tribes of Canada British Assoc. Advancement Sci. Report, 57th Meeting. London, pp. 173-200.
  ---- Ethnology of the Blackfoot Tribes Pop Science Mo. 29-204.
Hamilton, T.
My Sixty Years on the Plains, Trading and Indian Fighting. New York.
THE BLACKFOOT, entered under Siksika. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Bull. 40, Part 2: 570-571. Washington, D.C.
Harmer, Daniel W.
A Journal of Voyages and Travels in the Interior of North America. New York.
Hatt, Gudmund.
Moccasins And The Relation To Artic Footwear. Amer. Anthro. Assoc., Mem, 3:149-250.
Hayden, Alexander
Contributions To The Ethnography and Philology Of The Indian Tribes Of the Missouri Valle. Trans. Amer. Philosophical Society, 12:231 Philadelphia, 1863.
Hendry, Anthony
York Factory To The Blackfoot Country: The Journal Of Anthony Hendry, 1754-1755. Edit. by Lawrence J. Burpee, Proc and Trans. of the Royal Soc. of Canada, 1907, 3d Series, Vol. 1.
Henry, Alexandra and Thompson, David.
The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry, Fur Trader of the Norwest Fur Company, and of Davis Thompson Official Geographer and Explorer Of The Same Company, 1799-1814. Edit by Elliott Coues. Francis P. Harper, New York.
Hind, H.Y.
NorthWest Territory, Reports of Progress, Together With A Preliminary and General Report On the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition. Toronto, 1859.
Hoffman, Walter James
The Beginnings of Writing. New York.
Holtz, Mathilde Edith
Glacier National Park:its trails and treasures. New York, xv, 263 pp. illus.
James, Edwin
Account of An Expedition From Pittsburgh to The Rocky Mountains, Performed In The Years 1819,1820. London.
Jenness, Diamond
The Blackfoot. In "The Indians of Canada", Publ. By National Museum of Canada, Ottawa, Bull. 65:317-323, illus.
Kane, Paul
Wanderings of An Artist Among the Indians of North America. London) 455 pp. illus.
Kihn, W. Langdon
Blackfeet and Pueblos: six Indian Portraits. Survey. 48: 163-8.
Larpenteur, Charles
Forty Years A Fur Trader On The Upper Missouri Edit. with notes by Elliott Coues, 2 vols. New York.
Laut, A.C.
Struggle for Life of the Blackfeet. Travel 46:19-24.
  1926-b Glacier Land of the Blackfoot. Travel 48:6-12.
Lewis and Clark
Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expeditions. Thwaites Edition, N.Y.
L'Heureux, Jean
The Kekip-Sesoators, or Ancient Sacrificial Stone of the North-west Tribes of Canada Journal Royal. Anthro Institute.
Linderman, Frank Bird
Indian Why Stories; sparks from War Eagles' Lodge Fire New York, xvi, 236,pp., illus.
Long, Lance
Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance Long Lance New York xv, 278 pp., illus.
Lowie, Robert H.
The Assiniboine Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., Anthro. Pap., 4:1-270, Illus.
  1916-a Plains Indian Age-Societies: Historical and Comparative Summary. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., Anthro. Pap., 11:877-986.
  1916-b A Note on Blackfoot Relationship Terms. Amer. Anthropologist, n.s. 18:148-
McClintock, Walter
Four Days in a Medicine Lodge Harper, 101:519-532.
  1909 Medizinal-Und Ntuspflanzen Der Schwarzfussindianer. Zeitschrift fur Ethnologie, 2.
  1910 The Old North Trail or Life Legends and Religion of the Blackfeet Indians. MacMillan and Co., 539 pp., illus.
  1923 Old Indian Trails. London, xii, 336 pp., illus.
McGee, W.J.
The Siouan Indians: A Preliminary Sketch Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. Rept. 15, 1893-4,pp.153-204, Washington, D.C.
McGillivray, Duncan
Journal of Duncan McGillivray of the Northwest Company At Fort George On the Saskatchewan 1794-5, with Introduction, Notes, and Appendix by Arthur S. Morton. Toronto.
MacInnes, C.M.
In the Shadow of the Rockies. London, 347, pp., illus., maps.
Mackenzie, Sir Alexander
Voyages From Montreal On The River St. Lawrence Through The Continent Of North America In 1789 and 1793. London.
MacLean, John
The Mortuary Customs Of The Blackfoot Indians. Proc. 1886-1887, Canadian Institute, Toronto, Third Series, Vol. 5.
  1890-a The Blackfoot Sun Dance Proc., 1887-1888. Canadian Institute, Toronto, Third Series. Vol. 6:16:235-237.
MacLean, John
The Blackfoot Confederacy Proc., 1888-89, Canadian Institute, Toronto, Third Series, Vol. 7.
  1890-c Blackfoot Indian Legends. Journal, American Folk-lore, 3:296-
  1892 The Indians of Canada.
  1893 Blackfoot Mythology. Journal American, Folk-lore, 6:165-172.
  1895 Social Organization of he. Blackfoot Indians. Trans., Canadian Institute, vol. 4., Toronto.
  1896 Canadian Savage Folk. The Native Tribes of Canada. Tononto.
  1901 Blackfoot Amusements. Scientific American Supplement, June 8, 276-7.
  1907-a Picture-Writing Of The Blackfeet. Trans. Canadian Institute, Toronto, Vol. 5.
  1907-b The Gesture Language of the Blackfeet. Trans., Canadian Institute, Toronto, Vol. 5.
  1907-c The Blackfoot Language Trans., Canadian institute, Vo. 5, Toronto.
  1909 Note On MacLean's paper on the "Blackfoot Medical Priesthood" in "Anthrorology at the Winnepeg metting of the British Association" (for the advancement of Science) by George Grant MacCurdy. Amer. Anthropologist, n.s. 11: 473.
McQuesten, C.
Sun Dance of the Blackfeet. Canad. M. 37:403-12, 1911.
McQuesten, C.
The Sun Dance of the Blackfeet. Rod and Gun in Canada, March.
Mallery, Garrick
Sign Language Among North American Indians Comp area with That Mong Other Peoples and Deaf Mutes. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. Rept. 1, 1879-1880, pp. 263-552, Washington, D.C.
  1886 Pictographs Of The North American Indians: A Preliminary Paper. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. Rept. 4, 1882-3, pp. 3-256, Washington, D.C.
  1893 Picture-Writing Of The American Indians. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. Rept.,10, 1888-9, pp.3-807, Washington, D.C. 1893.
Mason, Otis T.
Aboriginal Skin-Dressing. Smithsonian Rept., U.S. National Museum, 1889, Washington, D.C.
  1894 North American Bows, Arrows and Quivers. Smithsonian Rept., U.S. National Museum, 1893 Washington, D.C.
  1904 Aboriginal American Basketry. Studies in Textile Art Without Machinery. Smithsonian Rept., U.S. National Museum, 1902, Washington, D.C.
Maxmilian, Price of Wied Neuwied
Travels In The Interior Of North America Transl. by H. Evans Lloyd, London, 1843, 3 vols. Thwaites edit., 1906.
Mezquida, A.B.
Door of Yesterday Overland, n.s., 66:3-11.
Michelson, Truman
Preliminary Report on the Linguistic Classification of Algonquian Tribes. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann Rept., 28, 1906-7, pp.221-290b, Washington, D.C.
Michelson, Truman
The Traditional Origin of the Fox Society Known As "The Singing-Around Rite.". Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. Rept., 40, 1918-19, pp. 541-658. Washington, D.C.
Mooney, James
The Ghost-Dance Religion And The Sioux Outbreak of 1890. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. Rept., 14, 1892-1893, 2 parts, pp. 641-1110, Part 11 Containing above, 1897, Washington, D.C. 1896.
  1900-a Calendar History Of the Kowa Indians. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. Rept., 17, 1895-6, 2 parts 1:pp. 129-445. Washington, D.C.
  1900-b Myths of The Cherokee. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann. rept., 19, 1897-8, 2 parts, 1, 943-548, Washington, D.C.
  1928 The Aboriginal Population of America North of Mexico. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 80, pupl. no. 2955:1-40, Washington, D.C.
Nevin, A.
Two Summers With The Blackfoot Indians Of Montana, Mus.Q., 2:257-2750, 1916.
Petitot, Father E.
Traditions Indiennes Du Canada Nord-Quest Paris, 1887.
Reiss, W.
Studies of the Blackfeet; paintings. Survey, 61:429-433.
Remington, Fredric
Sun-Down' s Higher Self Harper's Magazine, 97:846-851.
Robinson, H. M.
Blackfeet Indians Appleton, 18:37
Ronan, Peter
Historical Sketch of the Flathead Indian Nation from the year 1813 to 1890 Jour. Publ Co., Helena, Montana,
Royce, Charles C. (compiler)
Indian Land Cessions In The United States. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Ann Rept., 18, part 2, 1896-7, pp. 521-964, Washington, D. C.
Schoolcraft, Henry R.
Archives of Aboriginal Knowledge, Containing all the original papers laid before Congress respecting the History, Antiquities, Language, Ethnology, Pictography, Rites, Superstitions, and Mythology of the Indian Tribes of the United States. Philadelphia, 6 vols., illus.
Schultz, J. W.
My Life As An Indian. New York, 426, pp., illus.
Schultz, J. W.
Blackfeet Tales Of Glacier National Park. Houghton Mifflin Co., New York, 242 pp., illus.
Schultz, James Willard
Blackfeet Tales Of Glacier National Park. Houghton Mifflin Co., New York, 242 pp., illus.
Schultz, J. W.
America's Red Armenians. Sunset, 49:17-19.
Schultz, James W.
Friends Of My Life As An Indian New York, vii, 299 pp., illus.
  1926-a Signposts of Adventure; Glacier National Park as the Indians Know It. New York, vii., 224 pp., illus. maps.
  1926-b Indian Names in Glacier National Park Outlook, 143:442-4.
Schultz, James W. and Donaldson, Jessie L.
The Sun God's Children Houghton Mifflin Co., New York, 255 pp., 9 ill
Scott, H. L.
Early History And Names Of the Arapaho Amer. Anthropologist, n.s., 9:345-360.
Spier, Leslie
Blackfoot Relationship terms. Amer. Anthropologist, n.s., 17:603-607.
Overland Monthly, n.s, 67:37-42.
Teit, James A.
The Salish Tribes Of The Western Plateaus, Bur. Amer, Eth. Ann. Rept.45, 1927-8, pp.23-396, Washington, D. C.
Tims, J. W.
Grammar Dictionary Of The Blackfoot Language. London.
Uhlenbeck, C. C.
Original Blackfoot Texts. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam.
  1912-a A New Series Of Blackfoot Texts. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam. 13, no. 1:264 pp.
  1912-b Geslachts - En Persoonsnaumen Der Piegans. Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam.
  1912-c The Origin Of The Otter-Lodge. Festschrift-Vilhelm Thomsen.
  1913 Flexion Of Substantives In Blackfoot. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen
  1914-a Some General Aspects Of Blackfoot Morphology. Verhandlingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam.
  1914-b De Vormen Van Het Blackfoot. Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Akademie Van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam.
  1914-c De Conjunctief-Achtige Modi Van Het Blackfoot Verslagen en Medeedelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam.
  1915-a Philological Notes To Dr. J.P.B. De Josselin De Jong's Blackfoot Texts. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen to Amsterdam.
Uhlenbeck, C. C.
In Internationale Archiv fur Ethnographic, 23, p. 140.
Uhlenbeck, C. C. and Van Gulick, R. H.
Some Blackfoot Song Texts. Internationales Archiv fur Ethnographie.
  1916 A Survey Of The Non-Promiminal And Non Formative Affixes Of The Blackfoot Verb. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam.
  1920 Nieuwe Woorden In Het Blackfoot, Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam.
  1925 An English-Blackfoot Vocabulary. Based on Material From The Southern Piegons. Verhande lingen der Koninklijke Akademie Van Weteneschappen Te Amsterdam. Afdeeling Letterkunde Nieuwe Reeks, Deel XXIX, No. 4., Uitgave Van De Koninklijke Akademie Van Weteneschappen Te Amsterdam 1930, 261, pp.
Umfreville, Edward
Present State Of Hudson's Bay And The Fur Trade. London.
Wiel, E.
Summer In Blackfoot Tepees. St. Nicholas, 56:777-780.
Wilson, Edward F.
Report On The Blackfoot Tribes. Brit. Assoc. Adv. Sci., Report of 57th Meeting, London.
Wilson, R. N.
American Antiquarian, vol. 15:149,150,200-303.
  1898 Brit. Assoc. Adv. Sci., Report 67:788,789 London.
  1910 The Sacrificial Rite Of The Blackfoot Roy. Soc. Canada, Proc. and Trans., ser. 3,vol. 3,
  ---- Trans. sec. 2, pp. 3-21, Ottawa.
Wissler, Clark
The Riding Gear of the North American Indians Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., Anthr Pap., 17, Part 1.
  1916-a The Structural Basis To The Decoration of Costume Among the Plains Indians. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. Anthro. Pap., 17, Part 3,
  1916-b General Discussions of Shamanistic and Dancing Societies. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist, Anthr, Pap., 11:853-876.
  1918 The Sun Dance of the Blackfoot Indians. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. Anthro. Pap., 16;223-270.
  1920 North American Indians of the Plains Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist Handbook Series No 11, 2nd Edition, New York, 164 pp., illus,
  1922-a Smoking-Star, A Blackfoot Shaman. In "American Indian Life ", edit by E.C. Parsons, New York, pp. 45-62.
  1922-b The American Indian. New York, 474 pp., illus; 2nd Edition.
  1927 Distribution of Moccasin Decorations among The Plain Tribes. Amer. Mus.. Nat. Hist., Anthr. Pap.29 ; 1-23. Illus.
Travel, 22:20-3.
Woehike, W.V.
Hope For The Blackfeet. Sunset 51:9-11.
Yarrow, H.C.
A Further Contribution to the Study Of The Mortuary Customs of the North American Indians. Bur. Amer. Ethn., Rept., 1, pp. 87-203, 1879-1880. Washington, D.C.
Wissler, Clark
The Blackfoot Indians Annual Archaeological Report, 1905, Appendic, Minister of Education.
  1905-b The Whirlwind and The Elk in the Mythology of The Dakota. Journal American Folk-Lore, 19:257-268.
  1906-a The Diffusion of Culture In The Plains Of North America. Proc. of the Americanist Congress, Quibec, 1906.
  1906-b The Blackfoot Indians. Annual Archaeological Report, 1905, Appendix. Report, Minister or Education, Toronto, 1906.
  1908 Ethnological Problems of the Missouri Saskatchewan Area. American Anthropologist, n.s. 10:
Wissler, Clark and Duvall D.C.
Mythology of the Blackfoot Indians. Amer. Mus. Natl. Hist., Anthr. Pap., 2:1-163.
Wissler, Clark Types of Dwellings and their distribution in Central Nort h America. Varhandlungen Os xvi. Internationalen Amerikanisten Kongresses.
  1912-a Societies and Ceremonial Associations in the Oglala Division Of The e Teton-Dakota. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., Anthr. Pap. 11:1-100.
  1912-b Ceremonial Bundles of the Blackfoot Indians. Amer. Mus. Nat., Hist., Anthr. Pap., 7:65-284.
  1912-c The Social Life of the Blackfoot Indians. Amer Mus. Nat. Hist., Anthr. Pap., 7:1-64.
  1913 Societies and Dance Associations of the Blackfoot Indians. American Mus. Nat. Hist., Anthro. Pap. 11:359-460.
  1915-a Costumes Of The Plains Indians. Amer Mus. Nat. History, Anthro. Pap. 17-41-91, Illus.


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