blackfoot blackfoot  /b ˈlæk ˌfʊt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of a warlike group of Algonquians living in the northwestern plains
  2. (n) any of the Algonquian languages spoken by the Blackfoot

Usage(s):

  • In Manhattan's Aquarium, a little blackfoot penguin sprained its ankle when it stepped on a marshmallow someone had dropped onto the penguins' pool platform.

News

  1. Coca Cola awards Blackfoot Challenge grant for irrigation project

    The $58,000 grant will help fund irrigation efficiency programs. Blackfoot Challenge is working to minimize the impacts of drought on all water users.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KECI Missoula

  2. Dr. Kenneth Newhouse Joins Bingham Memorial Hospital’s Orthopedics Institute

    BLACKFOOT, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Kenneth Newhouse Joins Bingham Memorial Hospital’s Orthopedics Institute
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Blackfoot Valley Man Dies in Crash Near Ovando

    MISSOULA — A 59-year-old Blackfoot Valley man died in a one-vehicle rollover crash on Montana 200 near Ovando. Missoula County Sheriff's Sgt. Jeremiah Petersen says several drivers called 911 around 10 a.m. Sunday to report a sport utility vehicle driving erratically. Not long after that, the SUV went off the road, landing with its back bumper in the Blackfoot River.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Flathead Beacon

Quotes

  1. "This is a critically important, once-and-for-all decision for Montana," said Sen. Jon Tester. "It's the right thing to do for the Blackfoot, and its residents, and for all Montanans who value hunting and fishing Montana's wild places the way...
    on Jul 25, 2007 By: Jon Tester Source: Helena Independent Record

  2. "I was shocked and am extremely humbled to receive this honour. I've always had, and will continue to have, a strong connection with Alberta's aboriginal people. To describe the feeling of being welcomed into the Blackfoot Nation is really beyond...
    on Jun 18, 2006 By: Lyle Oberg Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

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