Chief of Oregon's Nez Perce Indians who led his people in the 1870s on a desperate attempt to reach Canada rather than submit to forcible settlement on a reservation. Forced to surrender to U.S. troops just south of the border, he reportedly stated: “Hear me my chiefs, I am tired: My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more.”
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“Having been a legislator and a mayor, I particularly enjoy being a chief executive,” he said.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is a blow against freedom of speech, we were told, by the likes of Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“I heard them say, ‘He was shot twice,’” the father, Joseph Dossi, remembers.
“You can imagine the sound of that gun on a Bronx street,” Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce says.
Take the chief metric of the war in Vietnam—body counts, which ultimately did not answer whether the strategy was working.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She is skilful in seizing salient characteristics, and her chief aim is to preserve the individuality of her sitters and models.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
M'Bongo, the great chief of this neighbourhood, paid a ceremonial visit to my husband.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
But,” said the prime minister of Flatland, starting a difficulty, “who is to be greatest chief?The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
But it was not only as an organiser and transmitter of orders that Berthier proved his usefulness to his chief.
By the end of the campaign of 1796 he had proved that he was as great a chief of the staff as Bonaparte was a great commander.