Where did the Blackfoot Sioux live in the 1700-1800s?


I am doing genealogy…researching a Blackfoot Lakota Sioux relative. Other relatives dispute this relative being Blackfoot or Blackfoot Lakota Sioux because of where she met and married her husband. Marriage MAY have occured at Lake Michigan.

Can you give me any information on where the Blackfoot or Blackfoot Lakota Sioux tribes lived (in Canada and US) during this time frame?

The Battle of the Little Big Horn a.k.a. Custer’s Last Stand

The Battle of Little Big Horn, also called Custer’s Last Stand, took place on June 25, 1876 as part of the Indian Wars and was a victory for a large force of Lakota and their allies including the Cheyenne over … Continue reading

Lakota (Sioux Tribes, Nations & Bands)

The Lakota (“friends” or “allies”, sometimes also spelled “Lakhota” by native people, and pronounced “Lak ó ta” by the Lakota people) are a Native American tribe, also known as the Sioux. The Lakota are part of a band of seven tribes that speak three different dialects, the other two being the Dakota and the Nakota. The Lakota are the western most of the three groups, occupying lands in both North and South Dakota.

Cherokee Country – An original story

Cherokee Alphabet, Developed in 1821

For a long time she heard her parents and Grandparents arguing. It was not so much personal, as it had to do with what was happening to the Cherokee people and how there were rumors and such. Talk of the whiteman forcing us from our land, talk of deceit, which Grandpa always said was the way with most white men, with few exceptions. White politicians? Grandpa would get so angry at even the word politicians and told us to never trust anything they said and did. All they wanted was Indian land and to kill every Indian they could.