New PDF release: Blackfeet and Buffalo: Memories of Life Among the Indians
By James Willard Schultz
A fur dealer from 1878 to 1904, Schultz married a Pikuni (Blackfoot) girl, turned a member of the tribe, and was once given the Blackfoot identify Apikuni. With the disappearance of the buffalo it used to be as tricky for Schultz to regulate to the hot lifestyle because it used to be for the opposite Blackfeet. He took to the mountains and explored the japanese slope of the Rockies, searching online game and guiding different hunters and explorers, together with George poultry Grinnell, the Baring brothers, and Ralph Pulitzer. He named mountains, glaciers, and lakes; he used to be the 1st to spot the mountain goat; and during his and Grinnell’s efforts the northern part of the yank Rockies was once set aside as Glacier nationwide Park.
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Some of them, without doubt, the Assiniboines. Most likely Crees or Crows or Yankton Sioux, the others," Kipp replied. " "Oh, no! " Kipp exclaimed. "They would not think of raiding the whites right here in their own country. They are raiding their Indian enemies, and with good success. " "A slim chance for you ever to run onto one of them. They travel only at night, lie securely hidden in the daytime, with several of their scouts ever on watch. But they are afraid of you white soldiers. I advise you to ride south on the road, north on it, occasionally down the valley of the river.
Kipp's wife, his fine Mandan mother, and her close companion, Crow Woman, got together and prayed Sun to keep him safe. The afternoon dragged on. Dark night came and the drizzling rain continued, and still he did not appear. More and more anxiously, fervently, the women prayed for his safety. Page 9 Lieutenant Beacom had left a few of his men to guard his camp and the pack mules. Near nine o'clock one of the men came to the gate of our stockade, shouted for admittance and said, when we had let him in, that the company's second sergeant, down in camp, was very sick, suffering from stomach cramps, and could we do something for him?
How strange. You spoke my very thoughts," said White Antelope. "But on that raid, the plains were black with buffalo. " said Weasel Tail, "that we should hurry to get to Little River and begin following it down. " "True. True. Let us strike out for it right here. Follow this Little Antelope Creek down to its junction with it," White Antelope proposed, and to that we all gave quick assent. Dusk came. We dropped into the willows along the creek, ate heartily of meat that we broiled, and moved on northeasterly in the valley of the little stream that would take us to Little River.
Blackfeet and Buffalo: Memories of Life Among the Indians by James Willard Schultz