Chapter 3 - From Dog Days to Horse Warriors

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Online textbook: Chapter 3

Worksheet 1: The Five Themes of Geography

Worksheet 2: Indian Territories

 

For Educators: Resources

 

Interesting Links

Learn more about Montana tribes by watching a short (eight minute) movie, "Introducing the First Nations of Montana to the World."

Learn more about the Blackfeet at "Niitsitapiisini: Our Way of Life" from the Glenbow Museum of Calgary, Alberta.

Discover some quick facts about the Cree.

Find the Crow Tribal History Project, information about Crow place names, and other information at the Little Bighorn College Library website. (Use the "Crow Resources" dropdown menu at the top of the page.)

Learn more about the Gros Ventre.

Visit the "Virtual Museum of Metis History and Culture," created by the Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research.

Hear and learn words spoken in the following languages:Cheyenne, Lakota (Sioux) or Nakona (Assiniboine), and Salish.

Hear from Montana tribal historians, including Robert Four Star (Assiniboine) and Barney Old Coyote (Crow).

Explore this interactive activity: "Tracking the Buffalo: Stories From a Buffalo Hide Painting."

Do you know what the tribes call themselves?


Check out this online exhibit from the National Museum of the American Indian: A Song for the Horse Nation: Horses in Native American Cultures.

Detail, Preparing and Cooking Camas, Gary Schildt, Montana Historical Society Museum
Detail, Preparing and Cooking Camas, Gary Schildt, Montana Historical Society Museum
Detail, Ceremony for Successful Buffalo Hunt, William Standing, Montana Historical Society Museum
Detail, Ceremony for Successful Buffalo Hunt, William Standing, Montana Historical Society Museum