Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce was the chief of the Wal-lam-wat-kain (Wallowa) band of Nez Perce Indians during General Oliver O. Howard's attempt to forcibly remove his band and the other "non-treaty" Indians to a reservation in Idaho. For his principled resistance to the removal, he became renowned as a humanitarian and peacemaker.
- The Surrender of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, Montana Territory, October 5, 1877 Chief Joseph's Own Story
- Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce surrenders to General Nelson A. Miles in October of 1877.
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