People Before the Park
The Kootenai and Blackfeet Before Glacier National Park

by Sally Thompson
and Kootenai Culture Committee
and Pikunni Traditional Association

published by Montana Historical Society Press

  • Step out of a world governed by clocks and calendars and into the world of the Kootenai and Blackfeet peoples, whose traditional territories included the area that is now Glacier National Park. In this book, the Kootenai and Blackfeet tribes share their traditions, stories and legends, foodways and hunting techniques, games and spiritual beliefs. Readers will discover a new respect for the people who were at home in the Crown of the Continent, all around the seasons.

Paperback: 247 pages, 7 x 10, 95 b/w photos, 30 illustrations, 2 map(s), index, appendix