Montana Historical Society

Big Sky ~ Big History

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Montana: Stories of the Land

Companion Website and Online Teacher's Guide

Chapter 5 - Beaver, Bison, and Black Robes: Montana's Fur Trade, 1800-1860

Online textbook: Chapter 5

Worksheet 1: Smallpox and the Slaughter of the Bison

Worksheet 2: Map Skills

Learning from Historical Documents:

For Educators: Resources

Interesting Links

Canadian Cree, E. S. Paxson, 1905
Canadian Cree, E. S. Paxson, 1905, Montana Historical Society Museum