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  • Description: battle
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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Custer's Battlefield

    • 1932-09-11
    • Site of the Battle of Little Big Horn, which took place in 1876 between the U.S. Army and the Lakota-Northern Cheyenne, and which is also known as Custer's Last Stand. Native Americans refer to it as the Battle of A view of the site of the Battle...
    • Custer's Battlefield

    • 1932-09-11
    • Site of the Battle of Little Big Horn, which took place in 1876 between the U.S. Army and the Lakota-Northern Cheyenne, and which is also known as Custer's Last Stand. Native Americans refer to it as the Battle of A view of the site of the Battle...
    • 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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