Personal photograph collection donated by James Hockenhull of his father Floyd Hockenhull's adoption by Two Guns White Calf in 1928
Subject: Portraits, Photographs, Adoption, Two Guns White Calf, Heavy Breast, Owen, Children's clothing
Transcript: In 1928 Two Guns White Calf, Owen Heavy Breast and Herman Dusty Bull adopted Floyd Hockenhull. His son James Hockenhull has donated these photos his father handed down to him along with his story of the ceremony. Floyd Hockenhull was deeply appreciative and very proud to have been adopted by these men as their brother and continued to celebrate his adoption throughout his life. Floyd made sure his children learned all about his adoption and passed on his appreciation of being adopted by these men. Two children were accompanying the men when they adopted Floyd. The children were Vincent Dusty Bull (Herman Dusty Bull�s son) and Alice White Calf (Two Guns White Calf�s granddaughter). Floyd Hockenhull also received several portraits of various elders from the area. 8"" X 11.5"" photos by T. J. Hileman, Kalispell, 1927 Two Guns White Calf (signed) Weasel Tail (signed) Heavy Breast (signed) 8"" X 10"" glossy photos by T.J. Hileman Kalispell, 1927 Three Guns Running Sun Many Mules Striped Wolf Yellow Kidney One 8 X 10 of Floyd Hockenhull being ""inducted"" by Two Guns White Calf in the company of Heavy Breast, Dusty Bull, and two One 8 X 10 of Floyd Hockenhull receiving a bouquet of bear grass from Alice White Calf. In 1928 Floyd was working for a large publishing house in Topeka, Kansas, he conducted a railroad tour to the Pacific Northwest. In Glacier National Park and was inducted into the Blackfoot tribe by Chief Two-Guns White Calf, and given the name Eagle Tail Feathers, which had been Two Guns father's name.