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    • Side profile of Peo Peo Tholekt

    • ca. 1880
    • This image is a side-profile of the Peo Peo Tholekt wearing a wool coat, which is fringed along the shoulder. On the front of his chest, a star is pinned to his shirt. On verso of photograph, an unidentified source wrote " Chief Peo Peo Tholekt (...
    • Two Moons

    • unknown
    • Photograph of Two Moons, a Nez Perce Warrior, who fought in the Nez Perce Wars of 1877. "Two Moons", or " Lepeet Hessemdooks," described many of his stories about tribal warfare to McWhorter. Although, he had a small stature, "Two Moons" battled...
    • Chief Joseph, Studio Portrait

    • ca. 1870
    • Chief Joseph in a studio, wearing a plaid shirt and vest. He is sitting on a blanket while carrying a bowl hatchet. A sheathed knife is strapped to his waist. headdress and fringed shirt. Beadwork runs the length of his sleeves. He is holding a...
    • Yellow Wolf's mother

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    • Photograph of Yellow Wolf's mother, Geese Lighting (Yi-Yi-Wa-Som-Way) holding a walking stick. On the back of the photograph: "Geese Lighting (from flight) cousin of Chief Joseph and mother of Yellow Wolf. Copied from a rare photograph made in...
    • Wetatonmi wife of Ollokot

    • unknown
    • Wetatonmi was married to Ollokot, a warrior in the Nez Perce war of 1877 and brother of Chief Joseph. Wetatonmi delivered a horse to Ollokot in the midst of battle when she heard from a warrior that her husband's horse had been killed. Without a...
    • Portrait of  a younger Peo Peo Tholekt

    • ca. 1880
    • Peo Peo Tholekt is posing for portrait wearing a dark shirt and necklace. Arm bands of fur are wrapped around his arms. In the Nez Perce Wars of 1877, Peo Peo Tholekt (George Tholekt) served under Chief Looking-Glass. During the Big Hole ...
    • The Invocation of Chief Peo-peo Tholekt

    • 1905-03-25
    • Chief Peo-peo Tholket in traditional dress, headress and warrior stick holding out his right arm. Peo-peo Tholekt (Bird Alightning) was a young Nez Perce warrior in the War of 1877. He distinguished himself during the takeover of Mountain Howitzer...
    • Peo Peo Tholekt on war pony (1911)

    • ca. 1910
    • Peo Peo is riding a war pony while posing for a portrait. He is wearing a ceremonial dress and holding a decorated lance. In the Nez Perce Wars of 1877, Peo Peo Tholekt (George Tholekt) served under Chief Looking-Glass. During the Big Hole ...
    • Chief Peo-peo Tholekt

    • 1931-10
    • Side-view of Chief Peo-peo Tholket in Western dress with braids, beads and a ten-gallon hat. Peo-peo Tholekt (Band of Geese) was a young Nez Perce warrior in the War of 1877. He distinguished himself during the takeover of Mountain Howitzer and the...
    • Many Wounds & Black Feather

    • ca. 1900
    • Nez Perce Chiefs, Many Wounds and Black Feather are wearing ceremonial dress which is decorated with intricate beadwork. Black feather is wearing a headdress which is decorated with horns and feathers. This image appears to be taken at a fair...
    • Dining room at a Indian village

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    • A group of Yakama having breakfast. At the center of the group is Kate and Caesar Williams. Williams served his tribe as policeman. Part of his duties was taking care of the tribal elders by hunting for them and supplementing their food...
    • White Feather

    • 1878
    • Sitting Nez Perce woman; This Nez Perce Girl represents the tragic side of war as well as the tradition to have different successive names within the Nez Perce tribe. She lost her family during the Battle of the Whole in 1877. Severely wounded by a...
    • Bighole camp

    • 1933
    • Nez Perce camp ground at the Big Hole Battlefield. On verso of photograph: "Looking into the valley of the Big Hole where Chief Joseph's Nez Perces was encamped on Sept 9th when he was attacked by the command of General Gibbons who drove the...

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