piyopyóot’alikt (Chief Peo-Peo Tholekt) and L.V. McWhorter

Cultural Narrative: 

Photograph of piyopyóot’alikt (Chief Peo-Peo Tholekt), in traditional dress with headdress and warrior stick, sitting on the ground with L.V. McWhorter in modern attire. piyopyóot’alikt (Peo-Peo Tholekt or Bird Alighting) was a young Nez Perce warrior in the War of 1877. He distinguished himself during the takeover of the Mountain Howitzer and the c'aynim 'alikinwaaspa (Battle of Snake Creek).