National Geographic : 1944 Jul
© National Geographic Society rai nong oy vv. 1anguon oAinn Where Indian and White Man Met When the West Was Growing Up-A Government Trading Post Here Blackfeet tribesmen have brought pelts to trade for dry goods, tobacco, vermilion (for face paint), brass,and diluted alcohol. Atrader isemerging from the fort entrance beneath the flag to barter with the Indians. Soldiers stationed in the bastions could sweep the front ofthe fort with rifle fire. Inthe old West, tribes on the warpath often attacked such trading centers.