Old Chief Joseph Gravesite

Wallowa Lake Hwy.
Joseph, OR 97846 US

Connecting the present with the Nez Perce
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Old Chief Joseph Gravesite - In 1926 2,500 people lined up to see the remains of tıwi·teq̉ıs or Old Chief Joseph interned at a new gravesite at the base of Lake Wallowa, overlooking the lands he once called home.

Located in northeastern Oregon in the Nimiipuu or Nez Perce homeland, tıwi·teq̉ıs is the father of Chief Joseph, a leader during the conflict of 1877.

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Old Chief Joseph Gravesite
Wallowa Lake Hwy.

OR 97846 US

5418863101
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