Many nickles have been spent without folk realizing that it is the likeness of a man in the canoe that is found on the head side of the 5-cent piece of the United States coinage. He is Chief Two-Gun-White-Calf of Blackfeet Indians, to be found in Glacier national park. He is navigating with his daughter in a prinitive type of buffalo hide canoe. Picture saved from an Indianapolis news paper many decades ago.
Biography – NATOS-API – Volume XII (1891-1900) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
NATOS-API (Old Sun or Sun Old Man, also known as White Shell Old Man), Blackfoot Indian chief and medicine man; b. c. 1819 probably in what is now central Alberta, son of Natos-api (Old Sun, also known as Crockery Old Man); d. 26 Jan. 1897 at North Camp Flats on the Blackfoot Indian Reserve south of Gleichen (Alta).
In Search of the West - Page 7 of 7 - True West Magazine
Geronimo’s Arizona The Chiricahua Apache leaderís life rides high and low across the stateís Sky Islands. By Carol Markstrom Southeast […]
MP-0000.328.9 | Chief White Wings and wife, Blood, Calgary, AB, about 1925 | Photograph | H. Pollard | McCord Museum
MP-0000.328.9 | Chief White Wings and wife, Blood, Calgary, AB, about 1925 | Photograph | H. Pollard
Hollow Horn Bear
Chief Mato-He-Hlogeco or Matho-Hexaloketca or Hu-Hu-Lo (Hollow Horn Bear or Bones) or Hoo-Hoo (The Bone), Son of Maza-Pankisko (Iron Shell) | Featured on a 1922 US postage stamp and a 1970 $10 Military Payment Certificate. Some sources record him as the basis for the image on the 1899 US five-dollar silver certificate and other depictions of Native Americans | Historical marker was erected in his honor in South Dakota in 1962.
Swift Dog, Sioux (Getty Museum)
Swift Dog, Sioux; Adolph F. Muhr (American, died 1913), Frank A. Rinehart (American, 1861 - 1928); 1898; Platinum print; 23.1 × 17.9 cm (9 1/8 × 7 in.); 84.XM.200.24; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
Forrest Fenn’s Other Treasure - True West Magazine
In the early 1980s, Forrest Fenn, who recently enticed our readers to seek out his million-dollar treasure, bought Joseph Henry Sharp’s estate, including the cabin the artist had built at the foot of the Little Big Horn battleground in 1901.
Colt Cochise Commemorative
Grave Marker- Cochise, Apache leader. After making peace, Cochise retired to his new reservation, with his friend Jeffords as agent, where he died of natural causes (probably abdominal cancer) in 1874. He was buried in the rocks above one of his favorite camps in Arizona's Dragoon Mountains, now called Cochise Stronghold. Only his people and Tom Jeffords knew the exact location of his resting place, and they took the secret to their graves.