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  • Description: Nez
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    • Studio Portrait of Chief Ollokot

    • 1877
    • A studio portrait of Chief Ollokot, Nez Perce, brother of Chief Joseph. On verso of photograph: "I saw this photograph taken , Walla Walla, Wash., June 1877. Photographed by Chas. W. Phillips, ""Olicot, Brother of Chief Joseph,"" and the Sherman...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • First Clash at White Bird

    • 1905-04-13
    • This photograph depicts the location of the first significant engagement between the U.S. Army and the Nez Perce at White Bird Canyon. On verso of photograph: "The first, fierce clash of Battle occurred on the smooth ground on the right hand side...
    • 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...
    • Nez Perce Women Breaking Camp

    • 1908
    • Group of Indians packing tents and supplies on packhorses on the ranch of L.V. McWhorter. ; While traveling back to the reservation from seasonal work, as for instance during the hop harvest, L.V. McWhorter oftentimes invited groups of Native...
    • First Prize

    • 1910
    • Sitting Nez Perce woman and child; Mrs. Minnie Joe and baby, Chief Joseph's band Nez Perce. This baby won the first prize, a silver cup, over twenty nine other Indian babies, in a contest under the auspices of the woman's club of Yakima, 2 October,...
    • Yellow Wolf with war club and rifle

    • 1914
    • Yellow Wolf standing beside a tipi, dressed in Native American attire. He is holding a war club and a rifle used in 1877. Photograph found in Last Stand at Nez Perce. On the back of the photograph: "Chief Yellow Wolf Warrior, Nez Perce War, 1877....
    • Many Wounds & Wottolen

    • 1926
    • Wottolen, a veteran warrior is seated next to his oldest son, Many Wounds who is standing. Father and son are posing in a natural setting. Wottolen and Many Wounds are wearing modern attire. However, Many Wound is wearing a necklace composed of...
    • Rock Crowned Butte

    • 1930
    • At this point, volunteers attempted to storm the flanking movements of the Nez Perce warriors. "Rock crowned butte low in foreground where the volenteers were said to have attempted to storm the flanking movements of the of the Nez peirce warriors....
    • Clearwater River Canyon

    • 1930
    • The Nez Perce escaped from the Clearwater fight through this canyon. On verso of photograph: "Canyon in which the Nez Perces escaped from Clearwater fight. Clearwater river in foreground."
    • Nez Perce camp across Clearwater River

    • 1930
    • This picture shows the battle ridge on the right and the Nez Perce camp across the river. On verso of the photograph: " Foot of the hill where Nez Perce come down in their retreat, Clearwater Battle , 11-12-1877. River is not shown. South last of...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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