Blackfoot Indians


They have been brainwashed by the whites. However, most Blackfoot People today know they originally lived in the Great Lakes region. They need to read the Seven Fires Prophecy to learn how they reached Alberta, British Columbia and Montana. They are Ojibway. According to historians, the Blackfoot Confederacy was made up of five tribes. They were the Hidatsa including the Crow (they are also known as Gros Ventre), Peigans, Blood, Blackfoot, and Sarcee who are known as the Tsuu T'ina. Their land was located west of Lake Winnepeg. They forced their way east to fight the white invaders. That happened in the 16th century. Edinburgh Encyclopedia names them the Assiniboine. Many people suspect the Blackfoot People to be black because of their tribal name. Is there evidence to support such a theory? Yes!



They not only suspect the Blackfoot People of Alberta and Montana as being black yet also certain tribes with the Blackfeet or Blackfoot name, located to the east. However, i don't know of any evidence that can prove these eastern Blackfoot People are black. As for the Blackfoot People of Alberta and Montana, black historians will need to expand their studies of the Caddoan Tribes. They already know about connections linking blacks to the Caddoan Tribes. Wichita Indians are Caddoan and the French early on named them Panis Piques (Pawnee Picts) and Panis Noirs (Black Pawnees). Their territory extended from Nebraska to the Oklahoma-Texas border. Later, they forced their way as far south as San Antonio. This southern migration was by northern Ojibwa's. We have several historical accounts of Indian and black tribal mixtures. One was the Seminole and black Seminoles of Florida. Another was the Seminole and black Seminoles of Oklahoma. That's where we have to stop. Why? Because of the Wichita Tribe. According to William Clark, the Chippaway were grouped together with the Pania. They lived along the head of the Red River of the Mississippi, especially in the Texas Panhandle region. Clark wrote his Estimate of the Eastern Indians during Lewis and Clark's winter stay at Fort Mandan. It is below. Notice how Clark included two tribes? One he named Pania Pickey while the other he named the Chippaway tribe. The Pania Pickey are the Pawnee Picts while the Chippaway are either the black Pawnees or they represent subjugators.



53. a. (Chippaway tribe) Pania Pickey
b. (O jib a no)
c. (Sou teaux) Pania Pickey
d. (Chippaway) Pania
e. 2
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g. 500
h. 2000
i. through
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o. 3 Forks of Arkansaw
p. Little & Big Ossage Kanses & Panias
q. [blank]
r. on the head of Red River of Mississippi


These people have no intercourse with the inhabitants of the Illinois; the information, therefore, which I have been enabled to obtain, with respect to them, is very imperfect. They were formerly known by the name of the White Panias, and are of the same family with the Panias of the river Platte. They are said to be a well disposed people, and inhabit a very fertile country; certain it is that they enjoy a delightful climate.



You also noticed how Clark knew they were also known as White Panwnees or White Panias. He knew they were of the same language family as the Pawnee Tribe of Nebraska. Black historians need to do extensive research on the Swan Creek and Black River Chippewa's. There are Swan Creek and Black River Chippewa's in Kansas, Montana and Oklahoma who are not State or Federally recognized. And you noticed how they are two distinct groups. One being the Swan Creek Chippewa's while the other the Black River Chippewa's. They are also known as the Northern Arapaho and Southern Arapaho and the Northern Cheyenne and Southern Cheyenne. According to the 1832 Edinburgh Encyclopedia, the Leni Lenape forced their way east from a western location. They brought land from the Missouri River to the Atlantic Coast under their control. Edinburgh Encyclopedia wrote about two groups migrating east. One from the southwest while the other in a parallel line to their north. The northern group settled along the St. Lawrence River in Quebec and New York. They can't be the Iroquois. White explorers from the early 16th century, wrote about a non Algonquian People living along the St. Lawrence River during the early 16th century. When the whites returned in the very early 17th century, they found Algonquians living along the St. Lawrence River.



So sometime after 1530-1540, Ojibway Soldiers forced their way as far east as the St. Lawrence River. We actually know when these western Ojibway's from the Alberta and Montana region, reached the St. Lawrence River. So both the northern group and southern group are Ojibway. Since this event happened in the 16th century, we know the Ojibway's were living in the Alberta and Montana region and also between Nebraska and Texas, in the early 16th century. So black historians have evidence along the trail that links blacks to the Blackfoot Tribe of Montana. It is through the Swan Creek and Black River Chippewa's. In Montana, we know where the Swan Creek and Black River Chippewa's live today. That's the Crow and Northern Cheyenne Reservation. Notice how there are two distinct groups. Chief Rocky Boy was from Crow Reservation. However, we know the Ojibway's were living in the Alberta and Montana region in the 16th century. We also know about the Blackfoot Tribe. So the Swan Creek and Black River Chippewa's, represent Indians and black Indians or Black Pawnees. Black historians have far more convincing evidence from the region between Nebraska and Texas, than Florida. Instead of focusing on Black Seminoles, they must focus on Black Pawnees or Black Chippewa's. Below are the Reservations of the Swan Creek and Black River Chippewa's. I can't include Flathead Reservation, Fort Peck Reservation and Standing Rock Reservation (the Blackfoot Tribe lives at Standing Rock) because they are probably former Reservations. The Blackfoot Tribe still lives at Cheyenne River Reservation.



The Northern Swan Creek and Black River Chippewa Reservations


Blackfeet Reservation

The size of the Montana Blackfeet Nation is 1,462,640 acres or 2,285 sq. mi. or 5,918 sq. km.

The Population of the Montana Blackfeet Nation is 10,405 living on the Reservation. Around 87% are Indian.

Language is Ojibway or Niitsitapi or Leni Lenape

Rocky Boys Reservation (aka Fort Assiniboine Indian Reservation)

The size of the Reserve is 171 sq. mi. or 443 sq. km. (it originally covered over 1,000 sq. mi.)

The Population of Rocky Boys Reservation is 3,323.

Language is Ojibway or Niitsitapi or Leni Lenape

Fort Belknap Reservation

The size of the Reserve is 1,014 sq. mi. or 2,626 sq. km.

The Population of the Fort Belknap Reservation is 2,851.

Language is Ojibway or Niitsitapi or Leni Lenape

Crow-Northern Cheyenne Reservation

The size of the Crow-Northern Cheyenne Reservation is 4,300 sq. mi. or 11,137 sq. mi.

The Population of the Crow-Northern Cheyenne Reservation is 11,652 - Crow 6,863 and Northern Cheyenne 4,789.

Language is Ojibway or Niitsitapi or Leni Lenape

Fort Berthold Reservation

The size of the Fort Berthold Reservation is 1,543 sq. mi. or 3,998 sq. km.

The Population of the Fort Berthold Reservation is 3,776.

Language is Ojibway or Niitsitapi or Leni Lenape

Cheyenne River Reservation

The size of Cheyenne River Reservation is 4,267 sq. mi. or 11,051 sq. km. (it's actually 2,366 sq. mi. or 6,128 sq. km. as a result of the land acts)

The Population of the Cheyenne River Reservation is 8,090.

Language is Ojibway or Niitsitapi or Leni Lenape

Wind River Reservation

The size of Wind River Reservation is a little over 1,100 sq. mi. or 3,108 sq. km. (it originally covered near 3,437 sq. mi.)

The Population of the Wind River Reservation is over 6,000.

Language is Ojibway or Niitsitapi or Leni Lenape

Blood Reserve (it's adjacent to Blackfeet Reservation on the north)

The size of the Blood Reserve is 547 sq. mi. or 211 sq. km.

The Population of the Blood Reserve is 4,679.

Language is Ojibway or Niitsitapi or Leni Lenape

Piikani Reserve

The size of the Piikani Reserve is 166 sq. mi. or 430 sq. km.

The Population of the Piikani Reserve is 1,217

Language is Ojibway or Niitsitapi or Leni Lenape

Siksika Reserve

The size of the Siksika Reserve is 268 sq. mi. or 696 sq. km.

The Population of the Siksika Reserve is 2,972.

Language is Ojibway or Niitsitapi or Leni Lenape

Tsuu T'ina Reserve (the Tsuu T'ina or Sarcee were a part of the Blackfoot Confederacy)

The size of the Tsuu T'ina Reserve is 109 sq. mi. or 283 sq. km.

The Population of the Tsuu T'ina Reserve is 1,777.

Language is Ojibway or Niitsitapi or Leni Lenape

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