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    • Old Indian Weapons

    • unknown
    • Photograph of Indian Weapons hanging on a wooden door. Several of the weapons are feathered and long. Also, they are sharp. The weapons primarily consist of bows, arrows, and knives.
    • Valley of the Bighole

    • 1930-10-24
    • Scenic view of the valley in which the Bighole Battle took place. On September 9th, Chief Joseph led his warraior agains General Gibbon's army, who attacked the indians and drove them from their village. However, Joseph rallied his men and in turn...
    • Northernmost Cemetery Butte

    • circa 1930s
    • The battle of White Bird Canyon occurred following several Salmon River raids that alerted General Howard, who then dispatched Capt. Perry with ninety-nine men, mounts, camping equipment, and three days rations. Capt. Perry's orders were to guard...
    • Lieutenant Rains Last Stand

    • 4/15/1905
    • Where Indians say Lieutenant Rains and companions made last stand, Nez Perce War, 1877. This picture was identified as the spot where the last of the Lieutenant Rains company was annihilated as stated in Bennet's narrative. The rock formation was...
    • Side-profile of Mourning Dove

    • ca.1915
    • Side profile of Mourning Dove who is one of the first Native American women authors. She is wearing traditional Native American attire and several pieces of jewelry. She is sitting on a bench covered with a dark cloth. She is known for her 1927...
    • Photograph of Mourning Dove

    • c. 1915
    • Studio portrait of Mourning Dove who is one of the first Native American women authors. She is wearing traditional Native American attire along with several pieces of intricate beadwork. In her left hand, she is apparently holiding a whip. Also,...
    • Looking Down into White Bird (1932)

    • 1932-11-17
    • Image of White Bird canyon as it approaches the Salmon River. After Gen. Howard "showed the rifle" and several settlers had been killed. The Nez Perce and their allies sought refuge at White Bird canyon, the ancient Nez Perce stronghold...
    • Portrait of Mourning Dove

    • c. 1915
    • Studio photograph of Mourning Dove who is one of the first Native American women authors. She is wearing traditional Native American attire along with several pieces of intricate beadwork. In addition, she is apparently sitting on a rock...

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