Blackfoot Country: The Creation of the Northwest Plains Borderlands, 1821-1855 | Newberry

Blackfoot Country: The Creation of the Northwest Plains Borderlands, 1821-1855

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

TFL

Ryan Hall, Yale University
American Indian Studies Seminar Series

During the early 19th century, the Blackfoot peoples of what is now Alberta and Montana lived at the juncture of growing British and American fur trade empires. This essay explores the many ways the Blackfeet used this borderlands position to manipulate and shape the colonial projects expanding into their homelands.

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