People Before the Park: The Kootenai and Blackfeet Before Glacier National Park

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-07-07
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Pr
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Step out of a world governed by clocks and calendars and into the worldview of the Kootenai and Blackfeet peoples. For countless years, they made their seasonal rounds in the landscape that is now Glacier National Park. In People Before the Park, the Kootenai and Blackfeet tribes share their traditions—stories and legends, foodways and hunting techniques, games and spiritual beliefs. Readers will discover a new respect for the people who were at home in these mountains, all around the seasons.

Author Biography

Sally Thompson has spent over thirty years working with the tribes of the Rocky Mountain West to tell history from their points of view. Her most recent work focused on repatriating human remains and sacred objects to tribes.

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