Chief Joseph's Beliefs

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Chief Joseph was one of the many tribes that was forcefully removed from their lands,and was one of the many that rebelled,even though he did not succeed he reminds us to fight for our beliefs???? Joseph or young Joseph was born in Wallowa Valley, Oregon on March 3, 1840. His father was Tuekakas or Joseph the Elder and his mother was Khapkhaponimi. He had several brothers and sisters. Little is known about Chief Joseph’s childhood, but we knew he grew up in Nez Perce tribal territories. In 1855 the Nez Perce signed a treaty with the United States concerning what land was theirs. In the Treaty, the United States gave the Nez Perce about 7.7 million acres for
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