Death of Owhi by Nona Hengen
On October 3, 1858, the returning army is crossing the Tucannon River when Chief Owhi, his ankles fastened by a chain under the saddle girth of his horse, seizes an opportune moment to strike his captor, riding alongside, across the face with a riding whip. The elderly chief urges his horse to bold; the soldier recovers from the blow and pursues, firing shots that strike the horse and mortally wound the old chief.
Death of Owhi is part of Nona Hengens depiction of the Steptoe battle series that happened in 1858 with the Native Americans.
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