c. 1890s: Blackfeet country

Blackfeet camp in the evening with three men on horseback

Blackfeet camp under night sky

Blackfeet tribal camp with grazing horses

Deer Tipi of Short Robe

Garden Wall

Looking northeast from the Continental Divide, the source of the Saskatchewan

McClintock and pointing Indian male seated in field with buffalo skull between them

McClintock's horse (Kutenai)

Meadows of bistort (Polygonum viviparum), shooting stars (Dodecatheon pauciflorum) and blue camas (Camassia quash)

Tipi with evening sky

Tribal camp of the Blackfeet Indians

Tribal camp of the Blackfeet Indians II

Tribal camp of the Blackfeet Indians with Indian scout (Little Blackfeet?) in the foreground

Valley with river below

View west from the Continental Divide

Western side of the Rocky Mountains

William Jackson (Little Blackfeet) standing by tipi

Woman and girl seated on the grass

“Walter McClintock graduated from Yale in 1891. In 1896 he traveled west as a photographer for a federal commission investigating national forests. McClintock became friends with the expedition’s Blackfoot Indian scout, William Jackson or Siksikakoan. When the commission completed its field work, Jackson introduced McClintock to the Blackfoot community of northwestern Montana. Over the next twenty years, supported by the Blackfoot elder Mad Wolf, McClintock made several thousand photographs of the Blackfoot, their homelands, their material culture, and their ceremonies.”

- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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