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Native American Tribes - Blackfoot

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Transcript of Native American Tribes - Blackfoot

- English translation of "Sikska"
(dark colored moccasins)

- Prefered name Blackfoot
(but also named Blackfeet)
Everyday Life:
- Females in charge of house-hold
- Females also built the actual tipis and carried heavy posts when tribe moved
- Men in charge of providing food and going to war if necessary. (Warriors were mostly men)
- Blackfoot tribe moved frequently (followed buffalo herds)

Appearance| Clothing
The types of clothes worn by the men depended on the weather and the occasion.
In warm weather men and boys wore little clothing, usually just a breech cloth
In cold weather they wrapped up in a warm robe of tanned buffalo skin.
Major beliefs and practices
heir main god was the sun, but they also believed in a supernatural being named Napi, which means 'Old Man.'
The Blackfoot tribe also had complicated beliefs about supernatural powers in connection with nature.
Ceremonies were very important to the Blackfeet

Works Cited
"Blackfoot Indian Fact Sheet." Bigorrin.org.
1998-2016. http://www.bigorrin.org/blackfoot_kids.htm. 27 August 2016. Web.

Woodcock, Summer. "Backfoot Tribe
Weapons and Tools" 31 August 2016.Web.http://blackfootconfederacy.weebly.com/weapons-and-tools.html

Daining, Crystal. "Blackfoot Tribe: History,
Facts & Beliefs." 31 August 2016.Web.http://study.com/academy/lesson/blackfoot-tribe-history-facts-beliefs.html
Orginal residents of nothern plain
Tht black foot tribes weapons consisted of arrows, knives, mauls, and shaft straighteners
Native American Tribes - Blackfoot
By: Winston Herrera
Eleanor Fink

Name: Origin
Montana, Idaho & Alberta, Canada
Weapons and Tools
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