Blackfeet Indian Stories

Grandfathers have told these stories to their grandchildren for generations Here, one of the most famous ethnographers of the late 19th century has written them down and published his collection The cover displays the N.C Wyeth painting Spring.
Blackfeet Indian Stories Grandfathers have told these stories to their grandchildren for generations Here one of the most famous ethnographers of the late th century has written them down and published his collection The c

  • Title: Blackfeet Indian Stories
  • Author: George Bird Grinnell
  • ISBN: 9781557092014
  • Page: 392
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Blackfeet Indian Stories”

    1. Blackfeet Indian Stories is an enjoyable collection (~120 pages) of short stories and folklore from and about the Blackfeet tribe. At the end of the book, the author has included a short history and description of early Blackfeet tribal customs. A solid 3 stars.

    2. Blackfeet Indian StoriesThis is a book of short stories from the BLACKFEET INDIAN and there are few that are greater than the others but each one has a life lesson in it

    3. Another find from Project Gutenberg. The last anthology of folklore I had read was Charles Eastman's Wigwam Evenings which was meant for children. I liked that book, but I have to admit that it's good to read folklore from a more mature point of view as well. I enjoyed reading about little details of Blackfoot life: from quotidian concerns like the piksun to the number four, which seems as significant in the stories as the number three, for example, is in other folklore.My favourite stories in t [...]

    4. I found the stories of the Blackfeet entertaining and informative. When you look at what they overcame in their environment, it is clear man has not evolved. His tools have evolved, but these mean are very much explorer and inventors.

    5. A good read for anyone interest in the native American Indian's. I enjoyed the stories, I would recommend this book.

    6. This was a valuable source as folklore and history of the Blackfeet Indians. In the back after the stories are told there is a brief history of the Blackfeet which is very interesting.

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