Blackfeet Indian Visitors at Commencement Week, 1913

Blackfeet Indian Visitors at Commencement Week, 1913

The handwritten note reads: BLACK FEET INDIANS FROM GLACIER NATIONAL PARK. COMMENCEMENT WEEK. INDIAN SCHOOL. CARLISLE. PA.

These are members of a group of Blackfeet dignitaries visiting the school for its commencement in early April of 1913.

According to the school newspaper there were twelve people in this party of visitors. Eleven of them were identified in the paper:  Chief Long Time Sleep, Medicine Owl and wife, Chief John Whitecalf, Chief Three Bears, Lazy Boy, John Two Guns and wife, Fred Big Top , Fish Wolf Robe, and Cecelia Ground. 

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