Chief Joseph

Chief Joseph

Born: March 3, 1840

Died: September 21, 1904

Nationality: Canadian

Occupation: Leader

Biography: Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt, popularly known as Chief Joseph, or Young Joseph succeeded his father Tuekakas as the leader of the Wal-lam-wat-kain band of Nez Perce, a Native American tribe indigenous to the Wallowa Valley in what is today the State of Oregon in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

Source/Notes: That all people may be one people, send rain to wash the face of the earth (1995 edition), Mountain Meadow Pr

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Source/Notes: To General Miles in 1877. As reported in: U.S. Secretary of War Report 1877, p. 630
Source/Notes: That all people may be one people, send rain to wash the face of the earth (1995 edition), Mountain Meadow Pr
Source/Notes: Statement of surrender to General Nelson Miles, October 1877. As reported in: U.S. Secretary of War Report 1877, p. 630
Source/Notes: That all people may be one people, send rain to wash the face of the earth (1995 edition), Mountain Meadow Pr

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Source/Notes: The wisdom of the great chiefs: the classic speeches of Chief Red Jacket, Chief Joseph, and Chief Seattle (1994 edition) - ISBN: 9781880032404
Source/Notes: The wisdom of the great chiefs: the classic speeches of Chief Red Jacket, Chief Joseph, and Chief Seattle (1994 edition) - ISBN: 9781880032404