Hinmaton-Yalaktit (Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt) (1840 - 21 September 1904) was leader of the Nez Perce; most commonly known as Chief Joseph, his Indian name means "Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain"

Hinmaton-Yalaktit (Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt) - 21 September was leader of the Nez Perce; most commonly known as Chief Joseph, his Indian name means "Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain"

Chief. High quality vintage art reproduction by Buyenlarge. One of many rare and wonderful images brought forward in time. I hope they bring you pleasure each and every time you look at them.

Chief Joseph and Nez Perce Chiefs

Chief. High quality vintage art reproduction by Buyenlarge. One of many rare and wonderful images brought forward in time. I hope they bring you pleasure each and every time you look at them.

A great man. Hinmaton-Yalaktit (Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt) (1840-1904) was leader of the Nez Perce. Most commonly known as Chief Joseph, his Indian name means "Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain". Photo by Edward S. Curtis, 1879

Hinmaton-Yalaktit (Hin-Mah-Too-Yah-Lat-Kekt) Was Leader Of The Nez Perce. Most Commonly Known As Chief Joseph, His Indian Name Means "Thunder Rolling Down The Mountain". Photo By Edward S.

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Indian mother and child. The photograph was taken in in Oregon. I find this a very tender picture of a mother's love =] Beautiful!

Chief Joseph

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 – 1901

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

Nez Perce Chief Joseph (aka Joseph II), was hard to capture because he had fast horses. The horses were some of the original horses brought over by the Spanish.

David Williams - Nez Perce – 1902

Nez Perce man named David Williams on horseback, Nespelem, Washington, ca. 1902 :: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest -- Image Portion

Chief Joseph Indian Poses 1800s Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

ancientfaces: Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce This is a photo of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce in He lead the tribe when the U. government was trying to force them onto reservation land in Idaho. [ Source Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce ]

Chief Joseph,  3-3-1840 – 21-9-1904, was the leader of the Wallowa band of Nez Perce during General Oliver  Howard's attempt to forcibly remove his band and the other "non-treaty" Nez Perce to a reservation in Idaho. For his principled resistance to the removal, he became renowned as a humanitarian and peacemaker.  “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". On his surrender to Gen. Howard.

Chief Joseph – Nez Perce – 1903 The Chief Joseph band of Nez Perce Indians who still live on the Colville Reservation bear his name in tribute to their prestigious leader. His story of PEACE vs. violence is worth researching. What a legacy.

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