Landscape View of Point of Rocks at c'aynim 'alikinwaaspa (Bear Paw Mountain Battlefield)

Cultural Narrative: 

Landscape View of the "Point of Rocks" at c'aynim 'alikinwaaspa (Bear Paw Mountain). On verso of the photograph: "Point of Rocks" and the warriors rock at Bear Paw Mountains where Nez Perce snipers annoyed Miles' men who may have been inclose proximity with this point. Left Ed Fredlund right Raymond Noyes both of Chinook, Montana. At this battle Chief Joseph surrendered because of depletion of fighting force terrible suffering of the women and wounded made it imperative to surrender. Photo Nov. 24th 1932 by Emil Kopac, Oshkosh Nebr."

McWhorter visited this site multiple times, first in 1927 when, along with hímiin maqsmáqs (Yellow Wolf), the battlefield was first staked. In 1932, when this photograph was taken, McWhorter returned to replace stakes that were missing due to weather and erosion.