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Blackfoot Country

From: Walter McClintock papers

Blackfoot Country

From: Walter McClintock papers

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Creator: McClintock, Walter, 1870-1949
Date: 1898
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Description:
This album documents a stay by McClintock among the Piegan Indians in northwestern Montana in summer 1898. Identified sites in northwestern Montana include Cutbank Creek, Josephine Lake, McClintock Peak, Mount Wilbur, Prairie Lake, Rising Wolf Mountain, Swiftcurrent Pass, Two Medicine Creek, Two Medicine Falls, and Two Medicine Lake. Images of Piegan Indian sites and activities include a circle camp (Akoka'tssini), a Sun Lodge, groups of Grass Dancers, a Brave Dogs Society (Kana'tsomitaiksi) ceremony, the gravesite of White Calf and his family, and the home of Siyeh (Mad Wolf), as well as his Snow tipi and the tipis of Many White Horses, Morning Plume, and Yellow Buffalo. Images of identified Piegan Indians include Charles Dusty Bull, Máka (Short One), Siyeh (Mad Wolf) and his wife, No Ki Kits Take (Gives to the Sun), William Jackson (Sik-Sik-Ka-Kwan, Little Black Foot) and Running Crane, as well as Maggie Wetzel and her daughter, Pearl Wetzel (later Hagerty) Several images depict the family of Harvey A. Fox (born 1848) with his mixed race wife, Amelia Monroe Fox (the mother of William Jackson from her first marriage), and their son Alexander Fox (Yellow Bird).
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1 album (68 photographic prints) : b&w ; 18 cm.
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Box 33
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The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 15535475
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