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by George Bird Grinnell
Blackfeet Indian Stories
  • History
  • 1913
  • Autor: George Bird Grinnell
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....
Number of pages: ~ 144 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.3/5