Although there are a number of photos of Chief Joseph posted in the thread Old Nez Perce photos, I think this remarkable leader deserves a thread of his own... Also by starting this one, I hope some

Although there are a number of photos of Chief Joseph posted in the thread Old Nez Perce photos, I think this remarkable leader deserves a thread of his own.

Nez Perce Chief Joseph on horseback, Colville Indian Reservation, Washington, 1903

Nez Perce Chief Joseph on horseback, Colville Indian Reservation, Washington, 1903 :: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest -- Image Portion

Chief Joseph Biography | "Hear me, my chiefs! I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands I will fight no more forever." Tragic figure, especially his 1400 mile race to Canada. Worth a read to see how poorly we can treat people at times!

The longest journey you will ever make in life is from your mind to your heart. Hinmatóowyalahtq̓it (Chief Joseph), Nez Perce of the Pacific Northwest USA

Although there are a number of photos of Chief Joseph posted in the thread Old Nez Perce photos, I think this remarkable leader deserves a thread of his own... Also by starting this one, I hope some

Hin-ma-toe Ya-lut-kiht (aka Thunder Rolling Over The Mountains, aka Chief Joseph, aka Joseph II) the son of Tu-eka-kas (aka Shooting Arrow, aka Joseph I) – Nez Perce – 1877

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Nez Perce woman named Ann Kamiakin George on horseback, Washington :: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest -- Image Portion

Montana – the Nez Perces War – Incidents in the defeat and capture of Chief Joseph by General Nelson A. Miles / from sketches by G.M. Holland. Illus. in: Frank Leslie’s illustrated newspaper, v. 45, no. 1153 (1877 Nov. 3), p. 141 (whole page)

Montana – the Nez Perces War – Incidents in the defeat and capture of Chief Joseph by General Nelson A. in: Frank Leslie’s illustrated newspaper, v. 141 (whole page)

The first white men of your people who came to our country were named Lewis and Clark. They brought many things which our people had never seen. They talked straight and our people gave them a great feast as proof that their hearts were friendly.  All the Nez Perce made friends with Lewis and Clark and agreed to let them pass through their country and never to make war on white men. This promise the Nez Perce have never broken. --Chief Joseph - Nez Perce

The Great War Chief Joseph of the Nez Perces from Famous Indian Chiefs I Have Known by Oliver Otis Howard

Nez Perce Chief Joseph poses in blanket outdoors, 1901 :: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest -- Image Portion

Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekht (aka Thunder Traveling To Loftier Heights, aka Joseph II, aka Chief Joseph) - Nez Perce - 1901

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