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The Blackfeet Nation (Blackfoot: Aamsskáápipikani, Pikuni), officially named the Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation of Montana, is a federally recognized tribe of Siksikaitsitapi people with an Indian reservation in Montana. Tribal members primarily belong to the Piegan Blackfeet (Ampskapi Piikani) band of the larger Blackfoot Confederacy that spans Canada and the United States.
|Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation of Montana|
|• Body||Vern Timmerman|
|• Chairman||Timothy Davis|
|• Vice-Chairman||Terry J. Tatsey|
|• Total||2,285.4 sq mi (5,919.1 km2)|
|• Fee lands||827.85 sq mi (2,144.13 km2)|
|Highest elevation||9,066 ft (2,763 m)|
|Lowest elevation||3,400 ft (1,000 m)|
|• Density||4.8/sq mi (1.8/km2)|
The Blackfeet Indian Reservation is located east of Glacier National Park and borders the Canadian province of Alberta. Cut Bank Creek and Birch Creek form part of its eastern and southern borders. The reservation contains 3,000 square miles (7,800 km2), twice the size of the national park and larger than the state of Delaware. It is located in parts of Glacier and Pondera counties.