L-R: Peo-peo Ta'-lakt (AKA Bird Alighting) Chief Joseph, Hin-ma-toe Ya-lut-kiht (aka Thunder Rolling Over The Mountains, aka Joseph II) the son of Joseph I (AKA Tu-eka-kas, aka Shooting Arrow) – Nez Perce – and an unidentified man. Photo taken in Washington DC. - Nez Perce - 1900

L-R: Peo-peo Ta'-lakt (AKA Bird Alighting) Chief Joseph, Hin-ma-toe Ya-lut-kiht…

Nez Perce man named Jessie James, Camas Prairie, Idaho, ca. 1899 :: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest -- Image Portion

Nez Perce man named Jessie James, Camas Prairie, Idaho, ca. 1899 :: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest -- Image Portion

Peo Peo Tholekt (Bird Alighting), a Nez Perce warrior who helped capture the mountain howitzer at the Battle of the Big Hole (9-10 Aug. 1877). He fought with distinction in every battle of the Nez Perce War, was wounded in the Battle of Camas Creek (20 Aug. 1877).

Peo Peo Tholekt (Bird Alighting), a Nez Perce warrior who helped capture the mountain howitzer at the Battle of the Big Hole Aug. He fought with distinction in every battle of the Nez Perce War, was wounded in the Battle of Camas Creek Aug.

Hin-ma-toe Ya-lut-kiht (aka Thunder Rolling Over The Mountains, aka Chief Joseph, aka Joseph II) the son of Tu-eka-kas (aka Shooting Arrow, aka Joseph I) – Nez Perce – 1903

Nez Perce Chief Joseph poses before tepees, Colville Indian Reservation, Washington, 1903 :: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest -- Image Portion

Nez Pirece Indians | nez perce camp photographer unknown no date history indians

Nez Pirece Indians | nez perce camp photographer unknown no date history indians

Grizzly-Bear Ferocious - Nez Perce (The North American Indian, v. VIII. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, 1911)

Grizzly-Bear Ferocious - Nez Perce (The North American Indian, v. VIII. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, 1911)

Grizzly Bear Ferocious, Nez Perce, 1910 Pinner's Note: This was the year my grandfather came to America from Sicily.

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