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Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 459 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BEAVER. Athabaskan. About 700 on Peace river, a western Very little. Rather stationary. See Babines. affluent of Lake Athabaska. Bu'3ut,A Salishan. 287 on Dean Inlet, Bentinck Arm, Little. Not very encouraging. Mission lions, Rep. Brit. Assoc. Adv. Sai. (Bellacoola). Bellacoola rivet, &c., coast of influence not yet strongly felt. 1891, and Alem. Amer. Mims. Nat. central British Columbia. De- Hist., 1898. creasing. BLACLFEET Algonkian. About 824 in Alberta, Canada. De- Little. Steadily improving morally and Maclean, Canadian Savage Folk (Siksika). creasing. financially. Anglicans, 237; Catho- (Toronto, 1890), and other writings; Has, 26o; pagans, 327. Grinnell, Blackfoot Lodge -Tales (N.Y., 1903), and other writings; Wissler, Ann. Arch. Rep. Ontario, 1905; Schultz, My Life as an Indian (N.Y., 1907); Wissler, Anlhrop. Pap. Amer, 3lss. Nat. Hist., 1908. BL000s. Algonkian. 1168 near Ft. Macleod, Alberta. Little. All able-bodied Indians will soon See Blackfeet. Probably decreasing somewhat. be self-supporting. Presbyterians, 150; Catholics, 15o; the rest pagan.
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