In his final years, Chief Joseph spoke eloquently against the injustices of U.S. Government policies and racial discrimination against Indigenous peoples and he held out hope that America's promise of freedom and equality would one day be fulfilled for Native Americans as well
The Indian war horse was highly regarded by its American Indian owner, who often honored and protected his war horse by painting tribal symbols upon the animal's body.
1863 -1923 BIRTH PLACE: Idaho TRIBE: Nez Perce, Jackson Sundown was from the Wallowa band and nephew to Chief Joseph. At age 14, he was with Chief Joseph in the famous Nez Perce War of 1877. Rodeo - Bronc Rider Pendleton Round-Up, Pendleton, Oregon, captured the World championship in Bronc Riding at age 53, 1916 First and only full-blood Indian ever to win a major rodeo championship Inducted in Pendleton Round-Up Hall of Fame