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History of the Flathead Indians

Peter Ronan

History of the Flathead Indians

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Published by Ross & Haines in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Siksika Indians,
  • Salish Indians

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99 S2 R7 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26575622M

    Collectively, Flathead Lake State Park units receive more thanvisits each year. The fur trade was mostly over by the s due to dwindling supplies of beaver and the loss of popularity of the beaver hat. However, inboth the government and the army had forced the removal of the Salish from the Bitterroot to the Flathead Reservation. Points of interest[ edit ]. They are the first Indian nation in the United States owning a hydroelectric dam.

    Between andthey were driven back by pedestrian Blackfoot warriors armed with fire weapons. Between andoveracreshectares of the best agricultural land was made available to homesteaders. Louis by Rev. The rapid influx of people led to boomtowns that grew rapidly and declined just as quickly when the gold ran out.

    Yet, in the end, the Indians could not hold out against the strength of the United States Army. InClark was living in St. There were likely variations of these general lifestyles based on individual practices and economic needs of the people. Change came to everything. In the s and s, the harvesting of Christmas trees was a major industry on some reserves.


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History of the Flathead Indians by Peter Ronan Download PDF Ebook

He insisted on the right of his people to remain in the Bitterroot Valley. The unit offers 30 campsites on 67 acres, including a hiker-biker campsite with nine History of the Flathead Indians book pads, convenient for cyclists traveling the nearby Continental Divide route.

Part of the Mission Mountains range is on the reservation. Prior to the Act, traditional cultures were thriving in spite of their enormous challenges.

Politics[ edit ] As the first to organize a tribal government under the Indian Reorganization Actthe tribes are governed by a tribal council. Packed park Though humans have used the lake for millennia, visitation in recent years has pushed the infrastructure to capacity.

The IRA had both positive and negative impacts on the tribes. Debates about the dam excluded traditional tribal people, some of whom opposed the dam because the falls were a sacred spiritual site and an important fishing place.

Within just a few years, the Pacific Northwest was inundated with Protestant missionaries and Jesuit priests spreading the word of God in one form or another. Despite the pressure the tribes had faced, they refused to change their minds. Because of the resistance of Chief Victor Many HorsesStevens ended up inserting into the treaty complicated and doubtless poorly translated language that defined the Bitterroot Valley south of Lolo Creek as a "conditional reservation" for the Salish.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Swimming, boating, fishing, and picnicking are popular here. Those with a boat can head to Wild Horse Island. Points of interest[ edit ]. But heads up: On summer weekends the lot at Wayfarers fills by 10 a.

Charlot ignored their demands and even their threats of bloodshed, and he again refused to sign any agreement to leave.

The state record lake trout Flathead Lake lies in the northeast corner of the reservation, with most of the reservation to the south and west of the lake. According to Walker, when the four men arrived in St.

The tribal people maintained their way of life in spite of these losses.

History of the Flathead Indian nation from the year 1813

Rothsteiner argues the Indian visit was entirely Catholic in nature. Another group lived on the rivers History of the Flathead Indians book lakes of the mountains in the west. The two U.Apr 15,  · Flathead family - no date Duncan McDonald and wife - Flathead - no date Flathead men - no date Flathead couple - no date Flathead woman and girl - Chief Antoine Moise - Flathead - Chief Charlot (aka Small Grizzly Bear Claw) - Flathead - Pascal Antoine (aka Bear Blood) - Flathead - Pascal Antoine (aka Bear Blood) - Flathead.

Resources to Enrich the Study of Book Three (Flathead Reservation in the s and s) Challenge to Survive: History of the Salish Tribes of the Flathead Indian Reservation (Pablo, MT, ) Created by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribes for a junior high.

Get this from a library! The Flathead Indians. [John Fahey] -- An examination of the history of the Flathead Indians ending with the opening of the Flathead Reservation.Pdf and Dances of the Flathead Indians Various Artists When different ways of life – white and American Indian – met one another on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana, many of the tribe’s customs began to disappear.Several years later, inthree Nez Perce Indians and one Flathead Indian, traveled 2, miles, all the way from the Oregon Territory to St.

Louis, Missouri, looking for the "Book to Heaven.".Brief History of Ebook. Native Americans were the first inhabitants of the area to become ebook as the state of Montana.

Tribes include the Crows in the south central region, the Cheyenne in the southeastern part of the state, the Blackfeet, Assiniboine, and Gros Ventres in the central and north-central areas, and the Kootenai and Salish in the western sector.