This may not be the place to post this inquiry but to me it was the most appropriate. I just read a passage about the Mountain Men and the Blackfoot Indians. It was said that The Blackfoot would take a small piece of buffalo meat and have a rattle snake strike it over and over again, they would dry the meat and pound it into powder and coat their roundballs with it. It was said that if you were hit with it, it would cause severe infection/reaction. This is the first time I have ever heard of this.