Chief Husis-Moxmox: 1900

Chief Husis-Moxmox: 1900

Husis Moxmox (hoo-sis-mox-mox) was selected by the Palouse people to become chief after chief Big Thunder died. Husis Moxmox drowned in the Umatilla River in May of 1909. Photo taken 1900. Native American portrait photograph by Lee Moorhouse. Old photograph provided by LOC. Original Medium: photographic print.