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Author: Graham Schreiber

iinníí: The Power of Tradition

At the turn of the 19th century, an estimated 60 million bison roamed freely throughout North America.  Bison were a primary food source for many Northern Plains Native Americans, including the Blackfoot Confederacy.  The precious animal, referred to as iinníí in the Blackfeet language, also allotted the Blackfeet people countless uses beyond nourishment.  Hides provided … Continued