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Browning, MT in Western Montana North American Indian Days

Sitting on the rolling foothills just east of Glacier National Park, Browning is the largest community on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. Each summer, Browning hosts North American Indian Days—one of the largest gatherings of U.S. and Canadian tribes. The celebration includes dancing, traditional games, a pow wow, Indian relay and rodeo. Learn more about the Blackfeet Tribe by visiting the Museum of the Plains Indian and nearby shops and galleries. Visit Glacier Peaks Casino while you’re in the area.

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    The Town of Browning, incorporated in 1919, is the Agency Headquarters for the Blackfeet Indian Reservation and has been since 1895. Browning was named after Daniel M. Browning, who was then the Commissioner of Indian Affairs working in Washington D.C.


Browning serves as the Agency Headquarters for the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, home to the largest tribe in Montana—the Blackfeet Nation. Their name comes from the dark painted moccasins they wore. There are three branches of the Blackfeet peoples—the Northern Blackfeet (Siksika), the Blood and the Piegan or Pikuni. Tribe members call themselves "Niitsitapi" (nee-itsee-TAH-peh) meaning "the real people." The Blackfeet Nation’s annual pow wow celebrations include North American Indian Days and the Heart Butte Indian Days.

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Faught's Blackfeet Trading Post in Western Montana.

Faught's Blackfeet Trading Post

133 W. Central Ave.
Browning, MT 59417

Glacier County Regional Port Authority in Western Montana.

Glacier County Regional Port Authority

24 W. Main St., Suite 10
Cut Bank, MT 59427

Iron Shield Creative  in Western Montana.

Iron Shield Creative

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Browning, MT 59417

Museum of the Plains Indian in Western Montana.

Museum of the Plains Indian

19 Museum Loop
Browning, MT 59417

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Aspenwood Resort

  • 980 U.S. Highway 89 W. Browning, MT 59417
  • 406.338.3009
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Backcountry Packraft Rentals

  • 475 U.S. Highway 89 Browning, MT 59417
  • 406.272.6468
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Glacier Peaks Hotel

Going to the Sun Inn & Suites

  • 121 E. Central Ave. Browning, MT 59417
  • 406.338.7572
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Lodgepole Gallery

  • 245 U.S. Highway 89 W. and W. Durham Road Browning, MT 59417
  • 406.338.2787
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Native Life

  • 414 Central Ave. W. Browning, MT 59417
  • 406.338.7888
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Visit Blackfeet — Blackfeet Tourism, Parks and Recreation

  • 409 N. Piegan St. Browning, MT 59417
  • 406.338.3821
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Western Curios

  • 129 Central Ave. E. Browning, MT 59417
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