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  • Well, my wife taught me a valuable lesson this morning when she informed me that by using the term "blackfoot" I had branded myself a racist and had committed a serious faux pas.

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  • I´ll never use that phrase "blackfoot" again that´s for sure and I regret having used it in the first place.

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  • So I presumed myself adequately knowledgable to use the term "blackfoot" to describe European settlers in Algeria that was then considered, by the French at least, a department of France which made all Algerians, whether of European or North African ancestry, French.

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  • My wife had an aunt who lived in the once pleasant Marseilles suburb of La Rose but the town had been turned into a ghetto with public housing after the "blackfoot" were expelled from Algeria.

    On Life and Wealth

  • Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 or, blackfoot. bridge@arcadis-us.com

    Grassroots Activist Alert: Save America's Tracer Ammunition, Toothpaste and Roundup Herbicide!

  • “Gillie-blackfoot you should call him, Janet,” was my response, “for he is neither more nor less than an imp of the devil, come to torment me for COPY, for so the printers call a supply of manuscript for the press.”

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • “I could never have expected this intervention of a proxaneta, which the vulgar translate blackfoot, of such eminent dignity,” said Dalgarno, scarce concealing a sneer.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Those people are much affraid of the blackfoot indians, and the Big bellies of Fort de prarie establishment. those indians kill great numbers of this nation whenever they pass over to hunt on the Missouri. one of our men bought a horse for a fiew small articles of an Indian.

    Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806

  • "The truth is, Connor, you want to make me a go-between -- a blackfoot; very well, I'll do that same on your account, an 'do it well, too, I hope."

    Fardorougha, The Miser The Works of William Carleton, Volume One

  • May 15th 1838 Up 25 Yd River onto the Missourie the Galiton fork from thare to the Madison fork found the blackfoot trail about 5 or 6 hundred Lodges they Seperated and the largest part of them went over to the Jefferson fork of Missourie the ballance went up the Madison that being our route we overtook them in a fiew days a battle ensued the first Scrimage we Killed

    Robert Newell's Travels in the Teritory of Missourie

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