Studio Portrait of xa’wáwno’ ‘ilp’ílp (Red Curlew), known as Charley Mocton

Cultural Narrative: 

A full length studio portrait of xa’wáwno’ ‘ilp’ílp (Red Curlew) sitting on a rock, holding an early model Henry tim’úuni (rifle), his is wearing a yarn belt that is draped over the back of the rock. He was a young warrior during the Nez Perce War of 1877 and was a member of qemúynuu (Chief Joseph's band).