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Photographs of Three Calf (Wipes his Eyes) in his buckskin suit and headdress, from the Magee Collection

Subject: Head Dress, Clothing and dress, Kainai, Family History, Portrait, Magee, Thomas Benjamin, 1862-1930, Magee, Henry Lincoln, 1896-1966, Magee, Donald Lee 1938-, Photographs, Leadership, Beadwork, Warriors, Moccasins, Leggings, Three Calf, Wipes His Eyes

Transcript: Father: Wolf Plume Mother: Yellow Iron Woman Wife: Taking Gun, First and second husbands passed no children with either. Children: Susan, Thomas, Maggie, Joseph and Mollie Three Calf lived with his uncle Running Rabbit (Blood) for a time after his father passed, he did eventually move home to the south. He was one of the last to have the rights to the Bear Knife. After Three Calf had passed his knife was sold to a collector who in turn sold it to the Buffalo Bill Museum in Cody, Wyoming. There is a photo of him with the knife in the Blackfoot Papers p.1335. Three Calf was a well known warrior and went on many raids as a young man. He moved a lot between the Aamskaapi'piikunii and the Kainai through out his life. Three Calf was a very well respected and well known leader. Card information: Three Calf a.k.a. Wipes His Eyes 1. A profile headshot of a Blackfeet man wearing a feathered headdress and beaded clothes. Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0028 Three Calf � 2. A Blackfeet man wearing a feathered headress and beaded clothes. Note: Photograph of a photograph. Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0029 Three Calf 3. A profile headshot of a Blackfeet man wearing a feathered headress and beaded clothes. Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0030 Three Calf � 4. A Blackfeet man, wearing a feathered headdress and beaded clothes, standing in a dirt field. Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0031 Three Calf � 5. A Blackfeet man, wearing a feathered headdress and beaded clothes, standing in a dirt field. Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0032 This photograph is part of the Magee Family Collection. The collection was donated to the Blackfoot Digital Library by Don Magee the son of Thomas Magee. The originals are now in the University of Alberta's archives. Research on the photographs has been done by Adrienne Heavy Head using various published resources about the Blackfoot people and interviews.

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Crow Foot's materials in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, England

Subject: Conservation, Clothing and dress, Hair, Siksika, Museums, Bundles, Family History, Leadership, Denny, Cecil Edward, Headdress, Headgear, Leggings, Men's clothing, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Scalp

Transcript: Cecil Edward Denny collection is currently at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter, England. The majority of the collection is from Crow Foot of Siksikaa, Alberta Canada. It is not really clear how Cecil Denny received these item's wether it was through trade or a gift from Crow Foot or some other means. Tony Eccles the Curator for the Worlds Cultures Collections is currently working very closely with Siksikaa to bring the collection home for a visit. Mr. Eccles has kindly allowed the Blackfoot Digital Library use of these documents and images for educational purposes. Documents and images are not to be reproduced or published with out permission from the Royal Albert Memorial Museum. You can find the Royal Albert Memorial Museums Blackfoot page here: http://www.rammworldculturesonline.org.uk/Research/Blackfoot/About/

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Sheryl Many Chiefs speaks at the Teach-In at Kainai High School on January 30, 2013

Subject: Ethics, Kainai, Treaty 7, Alberta, Mass Media, Leadership, Education, Alberta, Civil Rights Movements, Idle No More, Canada, Peace Treaties, Canada, Harper, Stephen, 1959-, Red Crow College, Video recordings, Many Chiefs, Sheryl

Transcript: Sheryl Many Chief speaks on behalf of the Kainai Government on how the omnibus bills the Canadian government has passed affect First Nations and specifically Blackfoot people. Sheryl is a lawyer for Kainai Government.

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Tantoo Cardinal Speaks at Red Crow College Sponsored ""Teach-In"" with Treaty 7 Idle No More January 29, 2013

Subject: Cree, Kainai, Treaty 7, Mass Media, Leadership, Education, Alberta, Civil Rights Movements, Idle No More, Canada, Peace Treaties, Canada, Harper, Stephen, 1959-, Red Crow College, Video recordings, Cardinal, Tantoo

Transcript: First Nations celebrity Tantoo Cardinal speaks about the Idle No More movement and the Canadian government at the Red Crow College Sponsored ""Teach-In"" with Treaty 7 Idle No More

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Teach-In part 1 at Red Crow College Satellite Campus January 29, 2013

Subject: Kainai, Treaty 7, Mass Media, Leadership, Education, Alberta, Civil Rights Movements, Idle No More, Canada, Peace Treaties, Canada, Harper, Stephen, 1959-, Red Crow College, Video recordings, Chief Moon, Keith

Transcript: Keith Chief Moon spoke at the Teach-In about the Idle No More movement and the Canadian governments plans to take away First Nations rights in Canada and environmental issues.

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The Elders' declaration "Kainaissini" (or Our-Kainai-Way) is considered to be the Constitution of the Blood Tribe, to be upheld by all officers and entities which fall under that umbrella

Subject: Blood, Kainai, Treaties, Treaty 7, Leadership, Constitutions

Transcript: Kainayssini The Creator put on this earth all peoples with a unique culture and language to occupy a specific territory of land to fulfill His purpose for creation. Thus WE, THE MEMBERS OF KAINAAWA, a member of the Blackfoot Confederacy; speak the Blackfoot language; among other things, hold Ninaistako and Mookowanssini as sacred monuments; which among other beliefs include the Sundance; socially and tribally organized into extended families, clans and tribes; govern ourselves according to customs given to our people by the Creator; presently occupying the Blood Indian Reserve lying between the Belly and St. Mary's rivers; To maintain ourselves under the guidance of our Creator; To initiate a sense of responsibility to our people and nation; To continue to seek better means of survival; To provide for an orderly and accepted way of carrying on our culture; To allow for freedom of expression and diversity; and in general, to promote the rights, powers and welfare of our Nation; under the powers we hold as a sovereign people, do ordain and establish the "TRIBAL SYSTEM." DECLARATION OF THE ELDERS OF THE BLOOD INDIAN NATION WHEREAS the Declaration of the First Nations, as adopted by the Chiefs of Canada to which our Chief, Roy Fox, is a signatory, express the philosophy of the Elders of the Blood Indian Nation; AND WHEREAS the Elders recognize that the Blood Indian Nation has always existed as a Nation from time immemorial; AND WHEREAS the Elders recognize the trust held by our Chief and Council to protect our inherent rights given to us by our Creator for our children and for generations to come; AND WHEREAS the Elders are desirous of ensuring that the Chief and Council of our Nation are responsible for and accountable to the membership of the Blood Indian Nation as represented by a responsible Indian Government; NOW THEREFORE, the Elders of the Blood Indian Nation hereby declare that the leaders of our Nation ensure to its membership the following: 1. To ensure that the spirit and intent of Treaty # 7 be fulfilled led and protected, of which our ancestors were signatories. 2. The protection and assertion of our inherent right to govern ourselves and the right to self determination be maintained by codifying those traditional and customary values and beliefs as practiced ed by our people, who recognize the principle of the Supremacy of the Creator. 3. To fulfill the obligations and responsibilities entrusted to the Chief and Council by the membership in working toward the best interests of the Blood Indian Nation. 4. To enhance the pursuit and retrieval of alienated rights and lands that rightfully belonged to our Nation and safeguard ALL rights and lands against present and future intrusion. 5. To protect and maintain our aboriginal rights, and especially those aboriginal rights to our lands. THE ELDERS OF THE BLOOD INDIAN NATION HEREBY RATIFY AND CONFIRM THIS DECLARATION

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A history of the Gladstone family as told by George First Rider

Subject: Kainai, Museums, Family History, Leadership, Interviews, Sound recordings, Glenbow Museum, First Rider, George, Gladstone

Transcript: George First Rider did a series of interviews for the Glenbow museum from 1973 - 1976. This interview is about the history of the Gladstone family. The interview is in Niitsi'powahsin (Blackfoot) There will be no translation to this material.

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George First Rider talks about Wolf Child

Subject: Kainai, Museums, Leadership, Interviews, Sound recordings, Glenbow Museum, First Rider, George, Wolf Child

Transcript: George First Rider did a series of interviews for the Glenbow museum from 1973 - 1976. This interview is about Wolf Child. The interview is in Niitsi'powahsin (Blackfoot) There will be no translation to this material.

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Photograph of Aims-Back from Aamskaapiipiikuni. Portrait taken by Henry Magee.

Subject: Clothing and dress, Family History, Portrait, Magee, Thomas Benjamin, 1862-1930, Magee, Henry Lincoln, 1896-1966, Magee, Donald Lee 1938-, Photographs, Leadership, Headgear, Jackets, Aims Back

Transcript: Father: Calf Looking Mother: Kills For Nothing. First Wife: Calf Woman Children: Singing this Way (Martha) Second Wife: Calling-in-the-Air (Sundance Woman) [She married Eddie Big Beaver after Aims Back's death.] Aims Back had a Police Medicine Pipe, which was transferred to him by Heavy Gun's widow. Aims Back transferred that pipe to John and Maggie Spotted Wolf but they gave it back when their son Aloysius died. When Aims Back died his son George took his place in the ceremony. The pipe was then transferred to Dan and Mae Boss Ribs who transferred to Pete Day Rider and Catherine Old Rock who sold the bundle to a Canadian Museum. Aims Back had a painted tipi the design was the Big Rock. His wife made him a weasel tail suit, which she gave to his friend White Horn (Canadian) who sold it to a Canadian museum. He had a Black-covered War Pipe. Card Information: Aims Back. A headshot of a Blackfeet man wearing a hat and a plaid shirt, with his hair in braids. Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0005 This photograph is part of the Magee Family Collection. The collection was donated to the Blackfoot Digital Library by Don Magee the son of Thomas Magee. The originals are now in the University of Alberta's archives. Research on the photographs has been done by Adrienne Heavy Head using various published resources about the Blackfoot people and interviews.

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