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    • 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...
    • View across the Custer Battlefield

    • 1932
    • Looking across the Custer battlefield from a southeasternly direction. The Battle of Little Big Horn was also known as Custer's Last Stand, and by the Native Americans it is referred to as the Battle of Greasy Grass Creek. This was a battle...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Gully on Custer Battlefield

    • 1932-11-09
    • The Battle of Little Big Horn was also known as Custer's Last Stand, and by the Native Americans it is referred to as the Battle of Greasy Grass Creek. This was a battle between the 7th Calvary of the US Army and the Lakota-Northern Cheyenne Tribe....

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