National Geographic : 1977 Mar
United in mourning, white and Indian members of veterans' organizations salute Nez Perce soldiers during Memorial Day ceremonies at the band's Nespelem cemetery. Joseph lies here, beside men who fought in both World Wars. Tom Hill (below, left), a mixed-blood Delaware Indian who spoke English, served as interpreter for Joseph and Col. Nelson Miles in peace talks at the Bear Paw battlefield. Hill fought with the exiles beside such marksmen as Yellow Bull (below, right), renowned as a bison hunter and warrior.