Chief Joseph, Nez Perce Leader

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Hinmatóowyalahtq'it
  • Known as: Chief Joseph; also Joseph the Younger; Young Joseph; Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt
  • Birth: March 3, 1840, Wallowa Valley, Oregon, USA
  • Death: September 21, 1904, Colville Indian Reservation, Washington, USA
  • Language: Nez Perce; English
  • Who he was: Native American leader of the last faction of Nez Perce Indians to live outside of a reservation; his spoken words and writings (like Chief Joseph's Own Story) have led him to be seen as a humanitarian and a peacemaker.

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