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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Yakama Valley Teepees

    • 1908
    • Photograph of Yakama Valley Tipis and Yakama people on horseback are standing in front of their teepees. Buildings and houses are situated in the background. On verso of photograph: "Teepees seem to be built in middle of a town or city of some...
    • Ni-Yah-Tut

    • unknown
    • Studio portrait of Ni-Yah-Tut, wife of William Charley who is sitting in front of a scenic background. From the back of the photograph ""Ni-Yah-Tut: Yakama Valley wife of William Charley."
    • White House

    • 1929
    • Yellow Wolf helped build a rifle pit next to this white house. On verso of photograph: "Showing the "white house" mentioned in Yellow Wolf's description of opening fight battlefield of the clearwater. Shows country northwest of main battlefield. A...
    • Flathead Indians at Medicine Tree

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    • Group of Indians in front of a tree.; The historical Medicine Tree in the Bitter Root Valley. The Flatheads, as well as the Nez Perce, paid homage to this tree and left offerings when passing. Among the Flatheads here shown are Chief Martin Charlot...
    • White Bird Battlefield

    • circa 1930s
    • In the spring of 1877, General O.O. Howard gave an ultimatum to the Nimiipuu, giving them the choice to either relocate to the Nez Perce reservation peacefully or by force. With heavy hearts and little time to gather their horses, cattle, and...
    • 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,...
    • Wallowa Lake

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    • Wallowa Lake, Oregon, sits in a valley in the Blue Mountains in northeast Oregon. It is the ancestral home of the Nez Perce and from the note with the picture, burial place of Old Chief Joseph.

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