Chief Joseph


Born
in The United States
March 03, 1840

Died
September 21, 1904


Chief Joseph was the chief of the Wal-lam-wat-kain (Wallowa) band of Nez Perce during General Oliver O. Howard's attempt to forcibly remove his band and the other "non-treaty" Nez Perce to a reservation in Idaho. For his principled resistance to the removal, he became renowned as a humanitarian and peacemaker.

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That All People May Be One ...

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Chief Joseph's Own Story (1...

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“I believe much trouble and blood would be saved if we opened our hearts more.”
Chief Joseph

“It does not require many words to speak the truth.”
Chief Joseph

“The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.”
Chief Joseph