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    • Indians of Montana, Wyoming

    • 1966
    • Indians Reservations; Indians of North America -- History; Indians of North America -- Social life and customs; Algonquian Indians; Piegan Indians; Crow Indians; Salish Indians; Kootenai Indians; Gros Ventre Indians (Montana); Assiniboine Indians;...
    • Presents a very short history of the Indians of Montana and Wyoming and the history of their reservations.
    • 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...
    • Social heritage of the Indian girl.

    • 1928
    • Indian girls - Education; Indian girls -Psychology; Indian women - Social life and customs; Indians of North America -- Social life and customs; Indians of North America - Social conditions; Indians of North America - Religion; Indians of North...
    • Understanding the American Indian girl of today (1928) is dependent upon an appreciation of two influences in her life: the influence of the earlier life of her race, or her social heritage, and the influence of school life. This article focuses on...
    • The Indians and the Pick-Sloan plan

    • 1948
    • Indians of North America -- Government relations; Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.)
    • This publication sets out in general terms the extent to which Indians and their reservation lands are involved in the vast resource program in the Missouri River basin know as the Pick-Sloan Plan. It provides a comprehensive statement of the...
    • The Montana-Wyoming Indian

    • 1968
    • Indians of North America; Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Mont.); Crow Indian Reservation (Mont.); Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.); Fort Belknap Indian Reservation (Mont.); Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Mont.); Northern Cheyenne Indian...
    • Booklet written to show how contemporary Indians in Montana and Wyoming were living in the 1960s.
    • 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...
    • Population characteristics, living conditions and income of Indian families, Rocky Boy's...

    • 1962-05
    • Indians of North America -- Montana; Indian reservations -- Montana; Indians of North America -- Land tenure -- Montana; Cree Indians -- Montana; Indians of North America -- Economic conditions ; Indians of North America -- Social conditions;...
    • A survey conducted to obtain data concerning the present socio-economic status, characteristics, and capabilities of the residents of the Rocky Boy's Reservation, and to ascertain ways in which the existing dependency of the people might be...
    • Of the Crow nation

    • 1935
    • Crow Indians; Indians of North America; Ethnology; America -- Antiquities.
    • Contents: Introduction (The life and works of Edwin Thompson Denig) -- Crow relationship to the Hidatsa -- Description of Crow country -- Population and major divisions -- Intertribal relations -- Raiding for horses -- Some characteristics of the...
    • Archaeological Survey Program of the Museum of the Plains Indian

    • 1959
    • Museum of the Plains Indian and Crafts Center (U.S.); River Basin Surveys; Excavations (Archaeology); Archaeological sites; Montana -- Antiquities
    • A leaflet prepared by the Museum of the Plains Indian to enable amateur archaeologists and serious collectors to cooperate with the Museum and its sister institutions in their attempt to rediscover the ancient Northern Plains.
    • 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...
    • Small sites on and about Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Garrison Reservoir, North Dakota

    • 1963
    • Indians of North America; Garrison Reservoir Region (N.D.) -- Antiquities; Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (N.D.); Excavations (Archaeology); Ethnology.
    • This report is based primarily upon data collected for the the Missouri Basin Project, River Basin Surveys, Smithsonian Institution, during the latter half of the 1950 field season and during the summer of 1951.
    • American Indian tribes of Montana and Wyoming

    • 1978-10
    • Indians of North America -- Montana; Indians of North America -- Wyoming; Indian reservations -- Montana; Indian reservations -- Wyoming; Indian allotments; Indians of North America -- Land tenure -- Montana; Indians of North America -- Land tenure...
    • This booklet provides information regarding the Native American tribes of Montana and Wyoming, chronicling significant changes in public policy with respect to the tribes, changes in population, and in economic and social conditions on reservations.
    • Descriptive guide to coal development on the Crow Reservation

    • 1979
    • Crow Indians; Coal mines and mining; Crow Indian Reservation (Mont.)
    • This descriptive guide is designed to provide technical information to the Crow Tribe regarding the possible development of their coal resource. It is a summation of the probable impacts of coal development at three different assumed levels of...
    • The American Indian: a history of the Administration of Indian Affairs.

    • 1952-06-01
    • Indians of North America – History; Indians of North America – Government relations; Bureau of Indian Affairs -- Billings Area Office.
    • This report is issued as part of the program of the Department of the Interior for development of the Missouri River Basin. The brief chapters are titled: First settlers in a new continent - European discovery of the New World - Colonial policy...
    • Indians of Montana and Wyoming, Billings area

    • 1957
    • Indians of North America -- Government relations; Indian reservations
    • This report is provides a general summary of the American Indian and his / her relationship with the federal government, a resume of reservation programs, a brief sketch of the history and administration of each reservation in Montana and Wyoming,...
    • The Montana-Wyoming Indian

    • 1958
    • Reservation (Mont.); Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Mont.); Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Mont.); Rocky Boy's Reservation (Mont.); Wind River Indian Reservation (Wyo.)
    • Booklet seeks to provide information about American Indians living in Montana and Wyoming, including a brief summary of their relationship with the Federal Government, the reservation structure, and some data regarding population, land ownership,...
    • The Montana-Wyoming Indian

    • 1965
    • Indians of North America; Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Mont.); Crow Indian Reservation (Mont.); Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.); Fort Belknap Indian Reservation (Mont.); Fort Peck Indian Reservation (Mont.); Northern Cheyenne Indian...
    • Booklet written to show how contemporary Indians in Montana and Wyoming were living in the 1960s.
    • 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...
    • The Blackfeet Reservation, its land and people

    • 1977
    • Siksika Indians -- Economic conditions
    • The primary purpose of this report is to provide an inventory of human and material resources for availability to tribal government, tribal planners and tribal members for use in implementing the expanded roles in self-determination that...
    • The Blackfeet Reservation area--its resources and development potential

    • 1972
    • Economic development; Human capital; Mines and mineral resources; Industrialization; Recreation industry; Agriculture
    • This report is an effort to pull together data indicating the extent of the resources of the Blackfeet Reservation and surrounding area. The study area includes Glacier, Pondera, and Toole Counties. This area is primarily agricultural and has very...
    • How well are Indian children educated?

    • 1978
    • Indians of North America -- Education
    • This report provides a summary of results of a three-year program testing the achievement of Indian children in federal, public, and mission schools. The two main purposes of the Indian Service-Wide Testing Project were (1) to examine the progress...
    • Alternatives to the use and apportionment of Indian owned range resources

    • 1977
    • Indians of North America -- Agriculture; Indians of North America -- Economic conditions; Grazing; Cattle -- Economic aspects
    • A study of the alternatives to the present use and apportionment of Indian-owned range resources was conducted. The study was suggested as Phase II of an Area Grazing Resource Administration and Management Study. Phase I, completed in April 1977,...
    • Economic opportunities for Indians

    • 1959
    • Indians of North America -- Economic conditions
    • The paper, reprinted from the July 1959 Proceedings of the Western Farm Economics Association, discusses some aspects of Indian culture which affect responses of Indians to economic opportunities and some opportunities presently available to...
    • Crow cattle ranching operations, Crow Indian Reservation, Montana

    • 1968
    • Ranches; Indians of North America -- Economic conditions; Crow Indians -- Economic conditions
    • This report describes an economic analysis of 50 cattle ranching operations on the Crow Indian Reservation in south-central Montana in the year 1964. In an effort to measure the relative economic success of these Crow cattle ranches, the net ranch...
    • Environmental impact study on coal development, Crow Indian Reservation

    • 1978
    • Coal reserves; Coal mines and mining; Crow Indians -- Social conditions
    • This study of coal impact is designed to provide information to Crow Tribal leaders and other decision makers relative to principal environmental concerns or impacts resulting from various levels of coal development on the Crow Reservation and its...
    • Anticipated socio-economic impacts of coal development on Indians of the northern Great Plains

    • 1974
    • Indians of North America -- Economic conditions; Crow Indians -- Economic conditions; Coal mines and mining; Indians of North America -- Social conditions; Crow Indians -- Social conditions
    • This report was initially prepared to place special emphasis on the relative importance of the Indian land and people resources in the Northern Great Plains and to show some of the impacts on these Indian resources associated with coal development....
    • 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.
    • Bear ceremonialism of the Kutenai Indians

    • 1966
    • Indians of North America; Kootenai Indians; Kootenai Indians -- Religion; Bears -- Religious aspects; Grizzly Bear -- Religious aspects; Black bear -- Religious aspects; Bear dance; Sun dance; Bears -- Utilization; Bears -- Mythology; Bears --...
    • This paper attempts to clarify the place of the bear in the religious practices of the Kootenai Indians by comparing interviews with tribe members and written accounts. Also compares Kootenai bear ceremonialism with that of other tribes in the...
    • Social and economic study of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, Montana.

    • 1951-02-28
    • Economic conditions; Social life and customs; Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation; Bureau of Indian Affairs -- Aberdeen Area Office; Bureau of Indian Affairs -- Billings Area Office.
    • In the fall of 1950 a survey was undertaken to determine the economic status and level of living of the Northern Cheyenne Indians as a basis for formulating a long-range social and economic program for the reservation. This report includes...
    • Function and accomplishments of Missouri River Basin Investigations Project

    • 1959
    • Indians of North America -- Missouri River Valley; Missouri River Basin Investigations Project; Reservoirs -- North Dakota; Reservoirs -- South Dakota; Indians of North America -- Economic conditions; Indians of North America -- North Dakota --...
    • A reprint of the MRBI contribution to a report entitled, 'Missouri River Basin Project, Effects of Resource Development' prepared by Bureau of Reclamation and Cooperative Agencies, Department of Interior, March 1959, and a copy of a Unit Citation...

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