Pendleton Woolen Mills began producing its Chief Joseph Blanket in the 1920s and hasn't looked back. The superior quality and design of this blanket is evident in its continued popularity after all these years. The patterned design on the Chief Joseph blanket commemorates the heroism of one of the great warrior, whose Nez Perce name translates to Thunder Rolling Down Hill. Arrowheads symbolize bravery and point in all directions of Mother Earth. The robe sized blanket is preferred by Native Americans for ceremonial purposes, and is perfect for wrapping around yourself or folding on a sofa. Like all of Pendleton's blankets, the Chief Joseph Blanket is made in the US.