We are committed to making Blackfoot words and resources more accessible to the language community and to researchers. This is a bibliography of the sources used in the database. If the source is in the public domain, we have included a link to download. You can always contact us for more information on any of the sources below.

  1. Curtis, Edward S. 1911. The North American Indian: Vol. 6. The Piegan. The Cheyenne. The Arapaho. Norwood: The Plimpton Press. [Accessed via Northwestern University Digital Library Collections]
  2. Franklin, Sir John. 1823. Narrative of a journey to the shores of the Polar Sea in the years 1819, 20, 21, and 22, pp. 109. London: John Murray. Printed by William Clowes. [wordlist only]
  3. Gallatin, Albert Smith. 1848. Hale’s Indians of North-west America, and Vocabularies of North America, with an Introduction. In Transactions of the American Ethnological Society, vol. 2, pp. cxiii-cxiv. New York: Bartlett & Welford.
  4. Hale, Horatio. 1885. Report on the Blackfoot Tribes. In Report of the British Assocation for the Advancement of Science (Vol. 55), 696-708.
  5. Isham, James. 1949/1743. Observations on Hudsons Bay, 1743, and Notes and observations on a book entitled A voyage to Hudsons Bay in the Dobbs Galley, 1749. Edited by E.E. Rich. (Publications of the Hudson’s Bay Record Society 12.) Toronto: The Champlain Society. [Taylor (1992)’s description]
  6. Latham, Robert Gordon. 1846. Miscellaneous Contributions to the Ethnography of North America. Proceedings of the Philological Society, 2(28), 34-38. London. [link]
  7. Taylor, Allan. 1969. A Grammar of Blackfoot. Berkeley: University of California, Berkeley Dissertation.
  8. Taylor, Allan Rose. 1967. Initial Change in Blackfoot. In Contributions to Anthropology: Linguistics I (Algonquian) (Bulletin No. 214, No. 78), 147-156. Ottawa. [link]
  9. Umfreville, Edward. 1790. The present state of Hudson’s Bay. London: Printed for Charles Stalker, no. 4, Stationers-Court, Ludgate-Street. https://archive.org/details/presentstateofhu00umfr