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History of the Flathead Indians. by Peter Ronan

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Published by Ross & Haines in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English


  • Salish Indians,
  • Siksika Indians

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First published in 1890 under title: Historical sketch of the Flathead Indian nation from the year 1813 to 1890.

LC ClassificationsE99.S2 R7 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination85 p.
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5938346M
LC Control Number65006972

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  Peter Ronan compiled this short collection in , during his time as the Flathead Reservation government agent. “History” is a somewhat deceptive term, as most of the information is gained from the opinions or stories of early white visitors to Flathead territory and the earliest details only go back to The Flathead Indians. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, FHL book Sa34f; Ronan, Peter. History of the Flathead Indians. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Ross Haines, []. FHL book Sa34r also on microfiche General [edit | edit source] For background information to help find American Indian ancestors see For.   Several years later, in , three Nez Perce Indians and one Flathead Indian, traveled 2, miles, all the way from the Oregon Territory to St. Louis, Missouri, looking for the "Book to Heaven." The Bishop of St. Louis was Rev. Joseph Rosati (), who later sent Pierre De Smet as one of the "Black robe" missionaries to the Indians. History of the Flathead Indians Hardcover – January 1, by Peter Ronan (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Author: Peter Ronan.

The Flathead were the easternmost of the Plateau other tribes that regularly traversed the Rocky Mountains, they shared many traits with nomadic Plains Flathead acquired horses in great numbers and mounted annual fall expeditions to hunt bison on the Plains, often warring with tribes that were permanent residents of the area. The Bitterroot Salish (or Flathead, Salish, Selish) are a Salish-speaking group of Native Americans, and one of three tribes of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation in Flathead Reservation is home to the Kootenai and Pend d'Oreilles tribes also. Bitterroot Salish or Flathead originally lived in an area west of Billings, Montana extending to the.   As I heard the story, the four Indians came to St. Louis in search of the “White Man’s Book of Heaven”(presumably the Bible), and the Indians believed William Clark could help them find it. The Nez Perce knew Clark well, since he and Meriwether Lewis lived with the tribe for more than a month on their journey back from the Pacific. An examination of the history of the Flathead Indians ending with the opening of the Flathead Reservation. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Flathead Reservation Timeline Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes The Montana Tribal Histories Reservation Timelines are collections of significant events as referenced by tribal representatives, in existing texts, and in the Montana tribal colleges’ history Size: KB. - Explore susanirvine55's board "Flathead Indians" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Native american indians, Native american history, Native indian pins.   History of the Flathead Indian nation from the year by Ronan, Peter. [from old catalog] Publication date Topics Salish Indians, Blackfeet Indians. [from old catalog] Publisher Helena, Mont., Journal publishing co Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Pages: The history of the Bitterroot Flatheads and their efforts to secure their lands in the Bitterroot Valley. Also surveys developments on the Flathead Reservation during the nineteenth century as the background for the events in the Bitterroot. Describes Isaac Stevens involvement in the Hell Gate Treaty.