Montana Historical Society

Big Sky ~ Big History

Montana: Stories of the Land

Companion Website and Online Teacher's Guide

Chapter 5 - Beaver, Bison, and Black Robes: Montana's Fur Trade, 1800-1860


Online textbook: Chapter 5


Worksheet 1: Smallpox and the Slaughter of the Bison

Worksheet 2: Map Skills


Learning from Historical Documents:


For Educators: Resources


Interesting Links


Canadian Cree, E. S. Paxson, 1905
Canadian Cree, E. S. Paxson, 1905, Montana Historical Society Museum