July 25, 2021

Chief Joseph & the Nez Perce War

Chief Joseph & the Nez Perce War

<p>In the summer of 1877 Chief Joseph and the peaceful Nez Perce went to war with the U.S. Government in a running fight that spanned four states and 1,170 miles. Who was Chief Joseph? Why’d Buffalo Bill call him “the greatest Indian ever...


In the summer of 1877 Chief Joseph and the peaceful Nez Perce went to war with the U.S. Government in a running fight that spanned four states and 1,170 miles. Who was Chief Joseph? Why’d Buffalo Bill call him “the greatest Indian ever produced?” And why did the Nez Perce go to war? I’ve been looking forward to this episode for a long time so without further ado, let’s dive into Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War!

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Chief Joseph and the Flight of the Nez Perce by Kent Nerburn https://www.amazon.com/Chief-Joseph-Flight-Nez-Perce/dp/B07D8CNG6K/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=kent+nerburn&qid=1626877161&sr=8-6

Nez Perce War Battle Map https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nez_Perce_War_battle_map-1877.jpg

Nez Perce War Timeline – University of Lethbridge https://www.ulethbridge.ca/lib/digitized_collections/ourheritage/index_page_stuff/Following_Trails/Chief_Joseph/Chief_Joseph_Timeline.html

Aftermath of Nez Perce War – Nps.gov https://www.nps.gov/nepe/learn/historyculture/1877-aftermath.htm

NezPerce.org https://nezperce.org/

That scene from 28 Weeks Later https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVnz6hlC3pQ

Daytime Smoker https://www.denverartmuseum.org/en/object/1991.258.11

The Nez Perce continue fighting for their land https://www.wallowa.com/land-returned-to-nez-perce/article_0a4ec5ee-85bc-528b-95d8-52fabd2e729b.html

Liver Eating Johnson Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr-fBiIdfGA

Liver Eating Johnson Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rY3HyGEeVk