Joseph's Death

After a woman from Port Orchard, WA claims to have seen Chief Joseph alive nearly 14 years after his reported death. Omak Chronicle, 10/27/66.

Margaret E. Allen, a woman from Port Orchard, WA reaches out to claim she spoke with Chief Joseph in 1918 at the Spokane Interstate Fair where he told her and her husband he faked his own death. The claims were debunked by many Colville tribal members who hold that Joseph died in 1904.

Chief Joseph