ancientfaces: Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce This is a photo of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce in He lead the tribe when the U. government was trying to force them onto reservation land in Idaho. [ Source Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce ]
Quanah Parker - the "last Comanche Chief". He led a 40 year resistance against invasion and was never defeated. His tribe ruled the Southern Plains and defeated the Spanish through mastery of the horse.