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    • Two Moons

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    • 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...
    • Eagle Roaring

    • 1908
    • 1908Photograph of Eagle Roaring, a Nez Perce warrior who fought in the Nez Perce Wars in 1877. Known to white people as George Comedown, Eagle Roaring belonged to the group of Nez Perce traditionalists who actively shared their cultural knowledge...
    • Yiyik Wasumwah; Yellow Wolf's mother

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    • Sitting Nez Perce woman; This woman played an important role in the Nez Perce War of 1877. At the beginning of hostilities ""Yellow Wolf"" did not have his rifle. His mother smuggled the rifle off the Nez Perce reservation on a packhorse and...
    • Thomas Lindsey

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    • Studio portrait of Thomas Lindsey who is holding a rifle. A number of rocks are placed at his feet. Known to L.V. McWhorter as Thomas Lindsey, or Wat Yu Tsa Kaun,McWhorter contacted his interpreter Williams and asked him to translate Thomas...
    • Ash Hollow Battlefield on Blue Creek

    • 1931-06-15
    • This battle was the defining engagement of a short war between the U.S. and the Sioux sparked by disputes over violations of the Treaty of Fort Laramie (1851). 600 U.S. soldiers engaged 250 Sioux, which resulted in 86 war casualties. Consequently,...
    • John Pinkham

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    • Photograph of John Pinkham, a Nez Perce warrior, who fought in the Nex Perce Wars of 1877. This young man, who was given the name ""Eloosykasit,"" along with five other men escaped the fighting at the Big Hole Battle. The group successfully...

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