Remembering Hinmatóowyalahtqit (Chief Joseph)

On this date in 1877, Hinmatóowyalahtqit (Chief Joseph) surrendered to the United States Cavalry. 

"I have asked some of the great white chiefs where they get their authority to say to the Indian that he shall stay in one place, while he sees white men going where they please. They cannot tell me."

Learn more about the wisdom, courage and sacrifice of this historic figure from AWTT's short biography of his life. 

AWTT portrait of Hinmatóowyalahtqit (Chief Joseph)