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June 26-27, 1995
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 1995 15:36:10 CST6CDT
Ron and others:
People interested in literature relating to Glacier and Waterton Lakes Parks should look for two books that deal with the Blackfeet Indians and the parks from their perspective. Both are by James Willard Schultz, a white who was adopted into the tribe and known as Apikuni. Schultz wrote *a lot* of books about his life with the Blackfeet but I think these are the only two that deal specifically with Glacier and Waterton Lakes. Both are very interesting works:
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916)
Company, 1926). This book gives the Blackfeet name for all of the major landmarks within the park and urges that the "meaningless" names given by whites be replaced with these old names. There are also numerous stories included.
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Date: Mon, 26 Jun 1995 15:52:54 CST6CDT
For the Canadian side of the story, start with W.F. Lothian's five-volume history of the Dominion Parks Service. Barry Potyondi of Great Plains Research Consultants has also completed a history of Waterton Lakes in the Parks Canada manuscript report series. And Graham McDonald, a staff historian with the Calgary office, has just completed a new history of the park. Finally, there is my new book, Park Prisoners: The Untold Story of Western Canada's National Parks, 1915-1946. It examines the work camps that once existed in ten western parks, including Waterton. The Waterton workers were used to build the Canadian section of the Big Chief or Belly River Highway in the mid-1930s.
Head, Department of History
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 1995 17:52:13 CST6CDT
Those interested in the history of Glacier and Waterton Parks might wish to contact Louis Warren, an environmental historian at the University of San Diego. He presented a very interesting paper---"The Blackfeet and Wildlife in Glacier National Park"---at this year's 60th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources conference. The paper discusses various N.P.S. policies of wildlife management and interaction with the Blackfeet and how they changed through time.
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 1995 08:57:24 CST6CDT
: Patricia A. Etter
Department of Archives and Manuscripts, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287-1006
You might try a search of Dissertation Abstracts on CD-ROM for starters.
Patricia A. Etter, Associate Archivist for Information Ser vices; Curator, Labriola National American Indian Data Center. Phone: (602)965-3145 or 965-6490. FAX: (602)965-0776 INTERNET: IACPAE@ASUVM.INRE.ASU.EDU BITNET: IACPAE@ASUACAD
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