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    Pikuni Blackfoot group- Left to right-- Running Crane, Shuni White Grass, Tail Feather (Sitting on an Eagle Tail Feathers), Coming over the Hill, Young Bear Chief Four Horses, Little Dog, White Calf and Little Plume. This Piegan group was photographed by Choate in Carlisle, 1882.

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