A Napikwan whitehorn rancher and husband to Cutting-off-head Woman. Malcolm Clark catches Owl Child stealing his ho rses and slaps him, embarrassing him in front of his people. Owl Child swears revenge and later kills Clark, further upsetting the United States government and the blue-coat seizers. The Marias Massacre that takes place at the end of the novel, in which nearly two hundred innocent Pikunis are slaughtered by the seizers, is the government’s retaliation for the murder of Malcolm Clark.
Malcolm Clark/Four Bears Character Timeline in Fools Crow
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...as Captain Snelling and John Gates. They tell Three Bears and the Lone Eaters that Malcolm Clark was recently killed, and that Owl Child has been identified as the murderer. He must... (full context)