Passing of Moses

Major Anderson brings news that Chief Moses is fatally ill near the Nespelem River. Article from the Spokesman Review, 3/26/1889.

As Chief Moses lays terminally in in Nespelem, he is remembered by whites as a peaceful chief. He is praised in this article as being respectable, a large man, and a great leader. The article notes he is decaying due to rheumatism and Bright's disease, and is having difficulty moving forward in his old age.