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Blackfoot (Siksika , Pikanii)

Blackfoot (also known as Siksika , Pikanii, Blackfeet) is the name of any of the Algonquian languages spoken by the Blackfoot tribe of Native Americans, who currently live in the northwestern plains of North America. Like the other Plains Algonquian languages, Blackfoot is often said to have diverged a great deal from Proto-Algonquian. It is significantly different both phonologically and, especially, lexically from the other languages in the family.

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To find foods and foods and food-related items in in Blackfoot you may search by any sensible combination of the following terms:
America American Blackfoot Blackfeet English Indian Langue Native Noir North Pied Pikanii Siksika States United US USA

These terms associated with languages are hidden behind the scenes as there is some crossover with other languages and, in some cases, the Blackfoot has been absorbed into them. This is not intended to be offensive and I apologise to anyone who feels affronted. In the same way I have included 'Indian' in the search terms for foods of Sri Lanka, 'English' in searches of the food glossary for Welsh or Scottish; likewise for Indian, African or South American food terms, where any of hundreds of languages may be in use. It is simply to aid the traveller, often ignorant of the finer detail.

You may use any of the above terms in any search you make using 'Translate from English' so that if you wish to search for a translation of apple, choose whichever of these language terms that you think is most appropriate, say:
'apple native american' and then click on 'Translate from English'

One of the problems of providing searches in a multilingual world-wide food dictionary is trying to help people reach the things they are searching for. People do not always know the precise language being used, so these more general searches, such as 'American', should help in a successful search:

Also included in the glossary are dishes from the cuisine of the region, cookery terms, cooking methods, drinks, food festivals, days of the week, months of the year etc.

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