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Wipes His Eyes

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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