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    • The Fort Peck Reservation area : its resources and development potential

    • 1970
    • Indians of North America -- Economic conditions; Irrigation; Fort Peck Irrigation Project (U.S.)
    • By utilizing resource inventories and historical resource use trends, this study analyzes development alternatives that may influence future development of the Fort Peck Reservation area. This study is intended to be a useful tool in designing and...
    • Dakota winter counts as a source of Plains history

    • 1960
    • Picture-writing, Indian; Ethnology; Dakota Indians -- History -- Sources; Indians of North America -- Writing; America -- Antiquities.
    • Contents: Introduction -- The winter counts -- Names and authorship -- Counts used for comparison -- Description of the counts -- Literature cited -- Phonetic table.
    • The Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance

    • 1953
    • Shoshoni Indians -- Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America -- Dances; Ethnology; America -- Antiquities.
    • The purposes of this study of the Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance are to broaden existing knowledge of the past and present forms of the ceremony, to trace its history, and to outline the social and psychological factors affecting the development of...
    • Current trends in the Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance

    • 1953
    • Shoshoni Indians -- Rites and ceremonies; America -- Antiquities; Ethnology; Indians of North America -- Dances.
    • The purposes of this study of the Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance are to broaden existing knowledge of the past and present forms of the ceremony, to trace its history, and to outline the social and psychological factors affecting the development of...
    • Cultural and economic status of the Crow people, Crow Reservation, Montana

    • 1955
    • Crow Indians -- Economic conditions; Crow Indian Reservation (Mont.)
    • This report is part of a comprehensive study of the physical and human resources of the Crow Indians. It is based largely on a family survey of the entire resident population by personal interview conducted during the fall of 1952, supplemented by...
    • Wakinyan : contemporary Teton Dakota religion

    • 1963
    • Teton Indians -- Religion; Oglala Indians -- Religion; Brule Indians -- Religion; Indians of North America -- Religion; Sun dance; Vision quests; Peyotism
    • This monograph presents material on the modern religious concepts and practices of the Teton division of the Sioux or Dakota Indians. Religious concepts of the Teton Dakota Indians of South Dakota are basically unchanged, and pre-reservation...
    • Vacationing with Indians – a guide to campgrounds and tourist attractions on Indian Reservations.

    • [1965]
    • Indian reservations - Directories; Indian reservations - Guidebooks; Camp sites, facilities, etc. - Directories; Indians of North America; Tourism; Recreation areas.
    • American Indians today [1965] are bidding actively for a slice of the Nation’s ever growing tourism industry. The country’s earliest residents now welcome visitors to their reservations in increasing numbers, to fish, hunt, and camp outdoors,...
    • Peyotism and the Blackfeet Indians of Montana: an historical assessment

    • 1961
    • Piegan Indians; Piegan Indians -- Religion; Peyotism; Peyote -- Religious aspects; Indians of North America; Indians of North America -- Religion; Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Mont.)
    • This paper discusses evidence for and against the various, sometimes contradictory, statements regarding the religious use of peyote among Piegan Indians on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana.
    • The starvation winter of the Piegan Indians, 1883-84.

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    • Piegan Indians – History; Indians of North America – History; Blackfeet Indian Reservation
    • During the winter months of 1883-1884, nearly 600 Piegans, a quarter of the tribe, died of starvation. The starvation was directly caused by the extermination of the buffalo. Leaflet no. 7 explains how the significant change in a traditional food...

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