By James Willard Schultz
A fur dealer from 1878 to 1904, Schultz married a Pikuni (Blackfoot) girl, grew to become a member of the tribe, and was once given the Blackfoot identify Apikuni. With the disappearance of the buffalo it used to be as tough for Schultz to regulate to the hot lifestyle because it was once for the opposite Blackfeet. He took to the mountains and explored the jap slope of the Rockies, searching online game and guiding different hunters and explorers, together with George fowl Grinnell, the Baring brothers, and Ralph Pulitzer. He named mountains, glaciers, and lakes; he was once the 1st to spot the mountain goat; and during his and Grinnell’s efforts the northern part of the yankee Rockies used to be set aside as Glacier nationwide Park.
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They were afoot and had traveled all night from the tribal camp up near the foot of the Rockies. They were going south, to raid the horse herds of the Crow Indians, they said, but had come first to us to trade some beaver hides for a good supply of Cartridges. We told them of White Dog's raid upon the soldiers' stock, and they were loud in their hatred for the Cutthroat and all his kind. Said one: "It must be that the Cutthroats' gods most powerfully protect some of them. This White Dog, always he has his way with us.
I was not long in finding a few antelope, killed a buck, and was butchering it when my friends came down to help me. We turned off into the thick timber and willows bordering the river, and over a fire, almost smokeless, broiled and ate our fill of the fat meat. Our early meal ended, Many-Tail-Feathers named Weasel Tail to go up onto the rim of the plain and watch for the possible approach of any enemies until noon when he was to come in and waken me for the afternoon watch. With that our leader went off by himself, in quiet to smoke to the gods and pray them to give him, as he slept, a vision of what might be in store for uswhether of danger to be avoided or overcome, or of our safe advance.
James Willard Schultz, My Life as an Indian Page vii INTRODUCTION The Writer Of These Lines has read thirty-three of James Willard Schultz's thirty-seven books in the last two years. While he has long been convinced that the first one of all, My Life as an Indian, is an American classic of the old West, he sees now more than ever that Apikunito refer to Schultz by his Blackfoot namewill forever be remembered as the greatest interpreter of a noble Indian people to all who are capable of appreciating them.