In his final years, Chief Joseph spoke eloquently against the injustices of U. Government policies and racial discrimination against Indigenous peoples and he held out hope that America's promise of freedom and equality would one day be fulfilled for Na
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.
Chief Washakie was a renowned warrior first mentioned in 1840 in the written record of the American fur trapper, Osborne Russell. In at the urging of trapper Jim Bridger, Washakie led a band of Shoshones to the council meetings of the