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    • 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...
    • Studio portrait of Mourning  Dove

    • ca. 1916
    • Studio portriait of Mourning Dove, a Colville tribal member who is sitting in front of a neutral background. She is wearing a traditional Native American dress and a necklace which hangs below her knees. The edges of the image are worn probably due...
    • Mourning Dove posing on a Bench

    • ca. 1916
    • Studio portrait of Mourning Dove, who is one of the first Native American women authors. She is wearing a traditional Native American dress and a long intricate necklace and is sitting on a bench draped with a dark cloth. In her right hand, she...
    • Mourning Dove in Western Attire

    • ca. 1916
    • Studio portrait of Mourning Dove who is one of the first Native American women authors. She is posing in front of neutral background wearing a modern dress and her hair is in a bun. Mourning Dove was Colville tribal member. She is known for her...
    • Portrait of Mourning Dove

    • Unknown
    • Portrait of Mourning Dove who is one of the first Native American women authors. She is dressed in modern attire with her hair in a bun. She is known for her novel "Cogewea the Half-Blodd: A Depiction of the Great Montana Cattle Range: which...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Photograph of Mourning Dove

    • Unkwnown
    • Photograph of Mourning Dove who is one of the first Native American women authors. This image was taken in the author's later years. She is wearing traditional Native American apparel and holding a woven basket. She is known for her novel " Cogewea...
    • Studio Portrait of Mourning Dove

    • Unknown
    • Studio Portrait of Mourning Dove who is one of the first Native American women authors. She is wearing traditional Native American apparel with a blanket draped over her one shoulder covering her arm. She is known for her novel, "Cogewea the...
    • John Pinkham

    • unknown
    • Photograph of John Pinkham, a Nez Perce warrior, who fought in the Nex Perce Wars of 1877. This young man, who was given the name ""Eloosykasit,"" along with five other men escaped the fighting at the Big Hole Battle. The group successfully...
    • Two Moons

    • unknown
    • Photograph of Two Moons, a Nez Perce Warrior, who fought in the Nez Perce Wars of 1877. "Two Moons", or " Lepeet Hessemdooks," described many of his stories about tribal warfare to McWhorter. Although, he had a small stature, "Two Moons" battled...
    • 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...
    • Chief Joseph

    • ca. 1870's
    • Studio portrait of Chief Joseph, who is wearing a long sleeve shirt, necklace, and traditional Nez Perce hairstyle. The background appears to be a neutral canvas. On verso of photograph: “Father liked this picture" (unidentified source) and an...
    • 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."
    • 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...

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