Blackfeet | How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears

Ray meets the descendants of the Blackfeet Native American tribe. The plentiful bison were the lifeblood of the tribes and what attracted them to the plains initially. (Contains footage of butchering animals).

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 9'32''
  • Broadcast year: 2014
Curriculum Connection
  • History | America, 1713-1975 | The early settlement of the West, c1835-c1862 | The Plains Indians: their beliefs and way of life

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears
  • Episode: Great Plains