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Carved Door – “Chief Joseph” Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt – 3016HC

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Have Your Favorite Person From History Authentically Hand Carved On Your Entrance Door “You Never Get A Second Chance To Make A First Impression ” – Deep Relief Master Hand Carved Fine Art Entrance Door – 3″ thick – Old Growth cedar Cypress – Master Hand Carved Heavy Detail – Castle Door – Hand Forged Fine Art Wrought Iron Door Pulls – Castle Doors Are The Original Security Doors – Complicated Joinery – 1″ Seals – Built To Twice Hurricane Code World Wide – Virtually Maintenance Free – Hand Forged Wrought Iron – We Build Doors Any Size – Shown – Fine Art Entrance Door – 3″ – 4″ Thick – Historic Design – Solid American Cedar Cypress (Not Kiln Force Dried) (renewable resource timber) – Original Craft, Not Reproduction Made In The Same Hand And Materials As The Original – Designed From The Historic Record – Hand Hewn, Mortise And Tenon Joined (means master hand crafted – not fast process glue up and press) – Built The Old Fashioned Way “When Everything Made In America Was Built To Last Forever” And Craftsmen Were Proud To Sign Their Work All Species Of Woods Are Available Structural Frames Using Solid Full Length Timber (no fake laminates, scarf joints or glued up parts,no veneers – no glue ups – no bolt ons) – Master Craftsmanship That Insures Your Furnishing Will Stand The Test Of Time – A True Family Heirloom And Valuable Future Antiquity – All Carvings Hand Carved By Our Master Carvers (no cnc, faux casted resin carving or gang carving) – Fine Art 10 Process Hand Rubbed Finished To World Class Standards ( no spray on faux fast paint jobs ) – Guaranteed Forever – Backed By Our Over Nine Decades Of Fine Craftsmanship Since 1913.</div id=”red14″>

 

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Designs By H. J. Nick and Art Factory. Com LLC a handmade in America custom Door Gate And Furniture Handmade Manufacturer based in Scottsdale Arizona has been designing and building some of the worlds finest furniture for some of the world’s finest interior designers with ordinary clients as well as most prominent and successful Persons,C.E.O.s,leaders,royalty and celebrities for the last 99 years. Most of our clients want a furnishing that has a BIG WOW factor and elegance. All want investment value and furnishings that makes a proper statement reflecting their personality or the personality of the environment for which it is intended.

 

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Historical Origin And Design Inspiration

 

Chief Joseph (March 3, 1840 – September 21, 1904) was the chief of the Wal-lam-wat-kain (Wallowa) band of Nez Perce during General Oliver O. Howard’s attempt to forcibly remove his band and the other “non-treaty” Nez Perce to a reservation in Idaho. For his principled resistance to the removal, he became renowned as a humanitarian and peacemaker. Born Hinmuuttu-yalatlat (alternatively Hinmaton-Yalaktit or Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt, Nez Perce: “Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain”) in the Wallowa Valley of northeastern Oregon, he was known as Young Joseph during his youth because his father had the same name.

 

While initially hospitable to the region’s newcomers, Joseph the Elder grew wary when settlers wanted more Indian lands. Tensions grew as the settlers appropriated traditional Indian lands for farming and grazing livestock.

 

Isaac Stevens, governor of the Washington Territory, organized a council to designate separate areas for Natives and settlers in 1855. Joseph the Elder and the other Nez Perce chiefs signed a treaty with the United States establishing a Nez Perce reservation encompassing 7.7 million acres (31,000 km) in present-day Idaho, Washington, and Oregon. The 1855 reservation maintained much of the traditional Nez Perce lands, including Joseph’s Wallowa Valley.

 

An influx of new settlers caused by a gold rush led the government to call a second council in 1863. Government commissioners asked the Nez Perce to accept a new, much smaller reservation of 780,000 acres (3,200 km2) centered around the village of Lapwai in Idaho, and excluding the Wallowa Valley. In exchange, they were promised financial rewards and schools and a hospital for the reservation. Head Chief Lawyer and one of his allied chiefs signed the treaty on behalf of the Nez Perce Nation, but Joseph the Elder and several other chiefs were opposed to selling their lands, and did not sign.

 

Their refusal to sign caused a rift between the “non-treaty” and “treaty” bands of Nez Perce. The “treaty” Nez Perce moved within the new Idaho reservation’s boundaries, while the “non-treaty” Nez Perce remained on their lands. Joseph the Elder demarcated Wallowa land with a series of poles, proclaiming, “Inside this boundary all our people were born. It circles the graves of our fathers, and we will never give up these graves to any man.”

 

Joseph the Younger succeeded his father as chief in 1871. Before his death, the latter counseled his son:
“My son, my body is returning to my mother earth, and my spirit is going very soon to see the Great Spirit Chief. When I am gone, think of your country. You are the chief of these people. They look to you to guide them. Always remember that your father never sold his country. You must stop your ears whenever you are asked to sign a treaty selling your home. A few years more, and white men will be all around you. They have their eyes on this land. My son, never forget my dying words. This country holds your father’s body. Never sell the bones of your father and your mother.” Chief Joseph commented “I clasped my father’s hand and promised to do as he asked. A man who would not defend his father’s grave is worse than a wild animal.”

 

 


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