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Blackfeet Indian Stories
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  • Genre: History
  • Date of first publication: 1913
  • Number of pages: ~ 144
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Blackfeet Indian Stories
Blackfoots are Native American people in the USA and Canada, named after the color of moccasins. The name comes from the Siksikans "black", and the okkati "leg, foot." According to legend, the black-footed led the migration of the western Algonquins from the valley of the Red River to the foot of the Rocky Mountains. At the end of the 18th century, they reached the South Saskatchewan River, in the 19th century they wandered from the North Saskatchewan River to the headwaters of Missouri.
Among blackfoots, cults of patron spirits, “sacred bundles”, and the demiurge Napi (“Old Man”) are common. The main ritual is the annual Dance of the Sun. These stories are told about them.
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