Nez Perce Chiefs, 'iléxni 'éewteesin' (Many Wounds) and Black Feather are wearing ceremonial dress which is decorated with intricate beadwork. Black Feather is wearing a headdress which is decorated with horns and feathers. This image appears to be taken at a fair ground. Fences, tents, and other unidentified individuals are in the background. On the back of the photo, an unidentified source wrote, "Nez Perce, Left is Black feather. To the right is Many Wounds. Weptes Tsi mux Tsi mux or We Liem Leks."
The hímiin maqsmáqs (Yellow Wolf) narrative stated that these two chiefs aided McWhorter in acquiring the majority of his research. During the war, 'iléxni 'éewteesin' (Many Wounds) (Sam Lott) was in a boarding school, and Black Feather (Jefferson Green) was an active participant in the conflict. In the hímiin maqsmáqs (Yellow Wolf) narrative, Black Feather is also referred to as Black Eagle.