Chief Joseph, Nez Perces

Full-length portrait, standing against a studio backdrop

Full-length portrait of In Mut Too Yah Lat Lat or Chief Joseph standing against a studio backdrop. He wears a his hair in two braids with a strand of beads on the right side. He wears multiple strands of necklaces, a striped blanket-coat, beaded leggings, and keyhole-design beaded moccasins. Over his left arm he holds a striped blanket. The cord across his chest holds the coyote skin hanging on his right side, indicating honorable service as scout for a war party.

Location Description: 

District of Columbia;Washington, DC