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Two Guns White Calf

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Also known as John Two Guns and John Whitecalf Two Guns, this Blackfood chief provided one of the most readily recognizable images of a Native American in the world after an impression of his portrait appeared on a common coin, the Indian head nickel. Two Guns White Calf insisted his face was the model of the coin, although there has been some debate about whether it was him or a composite of several men. Either way, he was a fixture at Glacier National Park, a spokesman for the Northern Pacific Railroad and still is one of the most famous Indians in the 20th century.

 

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