More Flathead, Blackfoot Battles

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Description

Artist: Nicolas Point, S.J. (1799-1868)
Medium: Pencil on Paper
Lender: Midwest Jesuit Archives

This dual between the Flathead against Blackfeet extended to several other individuals Point met. This column displays several battles between members of both tribe. Adolphe, the man who was attacked by several bears earlier, is seen protecting a Flathead village from Blackfoot attackers. Teltella, also known as “The Thunder,” Isaac and Isidoire are each depicted involved in intense battles against individual Blackfeet. Isidoire even kills his enemy Banacht by piercing him with an arrow that had previously stuck in the ground.

Written and narrated by Liam Brew.

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