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The following twenty-four portraits came in a packet entitled "Blackfeet Indians of Glacier National Park" published in 1940 which I picked up on Ebay.  The packet also contains a history of the Blackfeet Indians entitled "Out of the North" as well as short biographies of the author Frank Bird Linderman and the artist Winold Reiss.  Each portrait contains the following tiny inscription:  "From original portrait by Winold Reiss, New York.  Copyright Great Northern Ry. Co., St. Paul. Printed in U.S.A."

WARNING:  These are fairly large .jpg files (200k to 400k) and may take a while to download (especially if you're on a dial-up connection).  Click on the thumbnailed picture to view the portrait of your choice.  Below each graphic is the description from the front of each portrait.

Spopeia and Mameia
Two children of the Kainahs.

Many Horses, Little Rosebush and Baby
Three generations of Pecunnies.

Turtle and his young son
This famous bear hunter and dancer of the Pecunnies is bringing up his son in the traditions of his people.

Big Face Chief
A stalwart member of the north Pecunnie band of Blackfeet.  His necklace and eagle wing fan mark him as a Medicine Man.

Only Child
Pecunnie girl - sitting against a tepee back-rest made of thin willow sticks.

Little Plume
A Pecunnie Brave - against a background of pictographs.

Morning Bird
One of the Braves of the Kainah or Blood branch of the Blackfeet tribe.

Lazy Boy
Blackfeet Medicine Man.  The pictorial background shows his "war history."

Clears Up
One of the most picturesque figures at all the ceremonies and festivities of the Pecunnie Blackfeet.

A modern representative of the Kainahs - proud owner of many lodges, horses, and a large herd of cattle.

Arrow Top
Pecunnie Brave smoking red stone pipe.  Such pipes are made from soft stone which came from great distances.

Double Steel and Two Cutter
These women of the Kainah Blackfeet are well known for their bead work.

Snow Bird - In Carrier
The nomadic plains Indians devised the carrier as a safe means of transportation for their babies.  It was carried either on the mother's back or tied to the dog or horse travois.

Buffalo Body
Wearing ceremonial Buffalo Horn head-dress.

Juniper Buffalo Bull and Little Young Man
Two of the younger Pecunnie Braves in their festive costumes.

Long Time Pipe Woman
Wife of the Kainah Head Chief, Shot-on-both-Sides.

Night Shoots
A member of the Pecunnie Brave Society and a picturesque figure at all Blackfeet gatherings.

Scalping Woman
Wife of Night Shoots

Jim Blood
An old Pecunnie brave.

Signing in the Clouds
A Pecunnie child with doll whose hair is made from a scalp-lock taken in an Indian war.

Short Man
A fine old warrior of the Pecunnies who lived until his eighty-sixth year.  He was an expert sign talker.

Morning Gun
Throughout most of his life this Pecunnie chieftain was full of humor and kindness.  Yet he left a record of extreme bravery as a warrior.

Two Guns
Son of one of the last great Pecunnie Chieftains, White Calf, who died in Washington, D.C., in 1904, while there on a mission for his people.

Not Real Bear Woman
Picking kinnikinic.  The small leaves of the Bear-berry plant are dried and mixed with smoking tobacco.