Timeline Of Blackfoot Nation

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  • Blackfeet acquire horse and rifle

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    Blackfoot Timeline

  • Encountering disease

    A band of Blackfeet raided a Shoshone camp not knowing the Shoshone had small pox. The raid resulted in a smallpox epidemic among the Blackfeet band. One third of the band died.
  • US Census

    2,200 Blackfeet live in the US
  • Starvation Winter

    Starvation Winter – Over 500 Blackfeet people died.
  • Gold was discvovered

    Gold was discovered in the Little Rockies on the reservation. Miners stake claims even though the gold is on Indian land.
  • Citizenship

    Indians, including the Blackfeet become citizens of the United States.