Blackfoot Tribe: History, Facts & Beliefs

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Which of the following best describes the Blackfoot tribe?

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1. Which of the following is true about the Blackfoot's religion?

2. Which of the following is true about the Blackfoot tribe and their contact with Europeans/white people?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Blackfoot tribe was a strong and aggressive tribe occupying the Great Plains. Read about their language, society, and struggles in this lesson. Use the quiz and worksheet to help you test your understanding of the Blackfoot's culture, ceremonies, and religion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Characteristics of Blackfoot culture
  • The Blackfoot's religion
  • Impacts on Blackfoot society from trade with Europeans
  • The language spoken by the Blackfoot tribe

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Blackfoot tribe
  • Making connections - understand how loss of buffalo impacted the Blackfoot tribe
  • Critical thinking - discuss how European contact and the Western expansion impacted and continues to affect the Blackfoot tribe and others
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Indian Recognition Act

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Blackfoot tribe, review the accompanying lesson on their culture, society, and religion. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about Blackfoot religion and ceremonies
  • Learn about Blackfoot society and culture
  • Identify Blackfoot area in Montana
  • Learn about the three sub-tribes of the Blackfoot tribe: the Siksika, the Kainah, and the Piegan
  • Discuss the impact of Lame Bull's treaty
  • Discuss the importance of buffalo to the Blackfoot tribe
  • Examine the Indian Recognition Act
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