Piegan


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Pie·gan

 (pē-găn′)
n. pl. Piegan or Pie·gans
A member of the southernmost tribe of the Blackfoot confederacy, inhabiting northwest Montana and southern Alberta.
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Right before Gustavus Cheyney Doane participated in two expeditions to the Yellowstone area, he played a leading role in a raid on a camp of Piegan (related to today's Blackfeet and Piikani Nations) in the Montana Territory that resulted in the deaths of at least 170 people, mostly elderly men, women and children.
In an analysis of these First Nation petitions, she follows the process of negotiation and offers a comparative account of petitions in Australia (Yuin, Yorta Yorta, Kulin, and Yolgn), New Zealand (Maori), Canada (Cree, Salteaux, Blackfeet, Piegan), and the US (Cherokee, Moqui, Mamee, Pequot).
The subject of this feature is a beautifully crafted picture frame with quilled and beaded portrait image made in 2008 by Deborah Magee, a Piegan (Pikunni) Blackfeet craftworker from the Blackfeet Reservation at Browning, Montana.
Piegan Post, or Bow Fort, established briefly near present-day Calgary in this period, saw remarkably consistent late season rains and gale-force winds--no less than twenty-five days of almost continuous blowing and "hard gale" winds were recorded there in September and October of 1833.
The narrative begins with the marriage of fur trader Malcolm Clarke to Coth-co-co-na, a woman from the Piegan Blackfeet tribe in Montana.
Piegan Institute, the immersion school in Browning on the Blackfeet
A concise Blackfoot grammar, based on material from the Southern Piegan. Amsterdam: N.V.
REVIEWED BY ROSALYN LAPIER, LECTURER, NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA, AND MEMBER OF THE PIEGAN INSTITUTE, A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO RESTORING AND REVITALIZING NATIVE LANGUAGES
Um caso semelhante ocorre com as celebres matronas iroquesas (44) e com as matronas dos Indios Piegan do Canada, designadas "mulheres com coracao de homem".
"The Sun God's Children: The History, Culture, and Legends of the Blackfeet Indians" is a paperback reissue of the original publication dated 1930, with an introduction by Darrell Robes Kipp, Executive Director of the Piegan Institute in Brownings, Montana.
Piegan elder, Bird Rattle, carving the automobile petroglyphs at Writing-On-Stone on September 14th, 1924.