This resource page is in no way complete! I will be adding to this page as I come across new resources.
A Broad Look at Montana History:
- Montana Historical Society – the ultimate source for Montana history.
- Helena As She Was – history of Helena – impeccable organization and easy to spend hours on this site
- Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives – chronicling the history of Butte, America
- Crow: http://lib.lbhc.edu/index.php?q=node/17
- Blackfeet: http://blackfeetnation.com/
- Chippewa-Cree: http://www.nei-yahw.com/index.html
- Gros Ventre / Assinibone: https://ftbelknap.org/
- Assinibone / Sioux: http://www.fortpecktribes.org/tribal_history.html
- Confederated Salish and Kootenai: http://www.csktribes.org/
- Little Shell (Chippewa): http://www.montanalittleshelltribe.org/
- Northern Cheyenne: http://www.cheyennenation.com/
- Metis: https://www.scribd.com/document/100345770/Metis-of-Montana
- Ft. Shaw Indian School: http://montanawomenshistory.org/champions/
- Hofer, Samuel. The Hutterites: Lives and Images of a Communal People. – Written by a Canadian Hutterite, an in-depth and thorough look at Hutterite life.
- Stahl, Lisa Marie. My Hutterite Life. – A young woman’s firsthand account of being a Hutterite, originally started as articles for the Great Falls Tribune.
Catholicism in Montana:
- Collard III, Sneed B. – B is for Big Sky Country. A children’s picture book depicting places and people throughout Montana.
- Crutchfield, James A. – It Happened in Montana. Short stories about events and people in Montana’s history.
- Graves, Lee. Bannack: Cradle of Montana – a beautifully done book all about Bannack, Montana’s First Territorial Capital.
- Lang, William L and Myers, Rex C. – Montana: Our Land and People. A chronological look at Montana, from pre-European to the 20th century.
- Shirley, Gayle C. – M is for Montana. A picture book that depicts a Montana alphabet.
- Shirley, Gayle C. – More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Montana Women. Chronicles the history of 14 women who helped shaped the state.
- Walter, Dave. More Montana Campfire Tales – Fifteen narratives from Montana’s past
- Wykoff, William. On the Road Again: Montana’s Changing Landscapes. Offers an incredible look at how Montana’s roads have changed over time (for better or worse) including “before and after” photographs
Composers and Musicians:
- Supaman (Christian Parrish Takes the Gun) – Native American hip-hop – https://www.facebook.com/Supamanhiphop/ (Crow Agency)
- Jack Gladstone – Native American singer and storyteller – http://www.jackgladstone.com/ (Browning)
- Eric Funk – Classical composer, host of Emmy award winning show “11th and Grant with Eric Funk” – http://ericfunk.com/ (Bozeman)
- David Maslanka (1943-2017) – Classical composer (primarily wind instruments) – http://davidmaslanka.com/ (Missoula)
- Philip Aaberg – Grammy and Emmy award winning pianist and classical composer – https://www.sweetgrassmusic.com (Chester)
- Charles M. Russell – pre-eminent Western artist
- Bob Morgan – also a historian, his art provided a window into the past (Helena)
- Monte Dolack – a wide range of subjects, including animals in people’s houses and landscapes. His style ranges from the serious to the whimsical. – https://www.dolack.com/ (Missoula)