noun (plural same or Blackfeet)
- 1A member of a confederacy of North American Indian peoples of the northwestern plains. The Blackfoot confederacy comprised three closely related tribes: the Blackfoot proper, the Bloods, and the Piegan.More example sentences
- When the federal government offered the Indian New Deal to the tribes, the Blackfeet voted to accept the IRA because it fit their vision and customs.
- White Calf, one of the leaders of the southern Piegans, remembered the Blackfeet wandering around, not knowing where they were going or where they were.
- Their expansion onto the plains displaced Lakotas, Crows, and Gros Venues to the south and the Blackfeet and Sarcees to the west.
- 2The Algonquian language of the Blackfoot.More example sentences
- There are Masses in Cree, Chipweyan, Blackfoot and Dene as well as English.
- In other words, I spoke broken English and broken Blackfoot and I still speak that way.
- She explains that when she tries to speak Blackfoot with her grandchildren, they look at her as though she's speaking Borg.
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- Relating to the Blackfoot or their language.More example sentences
- Thus, just as I would if I were to use the Blackfoot language, I have attempted to present nationalism as genderless within its own context.
- He also delivered the first Parliament speech in the Blackfoot language.
- In addition, Montagnais, Chilcotin and Blackfoot versions are in the process of being produced.
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