Online Encyclopedia


Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 459 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: it!
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.
End of Article: BEAVER
BEAVER (from Fr. baviere, a child's bib, from bane,...

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.