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Chief Joseph – Nez Perce Warrior (1840 – 1904)

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Chief Joseph, the elder, to his son: “You must stop your ears whenever you are asked to sign a treaty selling your home. A few years more, and white men will be all around you. They have their eyes on this land. My son, never forget my dying words. This country holds your father’s body. Never sell the bones of your father and your mother.” … More>>