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Chief Joseph, Nez Perce Nimiipu, Mr. Scott

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.

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.

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.

Chief Joseph: Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt  What does that mean you ask? Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt is chief Joseph’s birth name, meaning Thunder Rolling down a Mountain

An 1889 photograph of Chief Joseph (aka Joseph II) speaking to ethnologist Alice Cunningham Fletcher at the Nez Percé Lapwai Reservation in Idaho, where Fletcher arrived to implement the Dawes Act with her interpreter James Stuart. Photograph by Jane Gay.

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

1878.......CHIEF JOSEPH, or Young Joseph, known by his people as In-mut-too-yah-lat-lat (Thunder coming up over the land from the water), was best known for his resistance to the U.S.Government’s attempts to force his tribe Nez Perce onto réservations.......PHOTO BY JOHN FOUCH.......SOURCE EXTRAVAGANZI.COM..............

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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