Heinmot Tookyalakekt

Place of birth
Joseph Creek Canyon, Asotin County, Washington
Place of burial
Chief Joseph Cemetery Nespelem, Washington
English Name
Young Chief Joseph
Date of Birth
Date of Death

There are many different ways that you will see Chief Joseph's Nez Perce name written and translated: Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt, or “Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain." In-mut-too-yah-lat-lat, “Thunder coming up over the land from the water." Hinmatóowyalahtq̓it, "Thunder Rolling to Loftier Heights"

Young Chief Joseph
Chief Yellow Bull standing at Chief Joseph's grave
Chief Joseph with others