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Mountain Chief, John

Two photographs with Lame Bear and John Mountain Chief from the Magee Collection.

Subject: Children, Clothing and dress, Women's clothing, Magee, Thomas Benjamin, 1862-1930, Magee, Henry Lincoln, 1896-1966, Magee, Donald Lee 1938-, Photographs, Chiefs, Headgear, Coats, Lame Bear, Mountain Chief, John

Transcript: Father: Mountain Chief Mother: Front Strike (Married No chief later) First Wife: Agnes Kills At Night (later married Running Owl) one child. Second Wife: Long Time Louse one child. John was a truant officer, which brought him great respect among the people. John was also the local all around helper. Anyone could call on him wether they were in need of help from the snow or needed a handyman. John was a very well known and well respected man within the community. More information is needed on Lame Bear In the second photograph, it is unknown who the white woman and girl are. Card information: Lame Bear and Mt. Chief (John Mountain Chief). Two Blackfeet men standing in front of a brick wall. Thomas B. Magee, 1862-1930; Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0047 Lame Bear and Mt. Chief [et al.] Two Blackfeet men, a woman and a young girl standing in front of a brick wall. Thomas B. Magee, 1862-1930; Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0048 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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