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Renaming Celebration Shines a Spotlight on Nez Perce Artifacts

Nez Perce Tribe Secures Earliest and Largest Documented Collection of Material Culture with an Anticipated Re-Naming Celebration June 26, 2021 Lapwai, Idaho- The Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) is preparing to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the return of the Spalding-Allen Collection (Collection) with a re-naming celebration. The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, […]

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Nez Perce Tribe Purchases 148 Acres in Joseph, Oregon

Joseph, Oregon- On December 9, 2020, the Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) completed the purchase of Am’sáaxpa, Place of Boulders, a 148-acre property located in Joseph, Oregon. Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee (NPTEC) Chairman, Shannon Wheeler and Secretary, Rachel Edwards were there to complete the paperwork.   “This has been a project in the works for […]

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Tunnel Pond Opening Day Event Cancelled

Orofino, Idaho- In response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic, the Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) has decided to cancel the previously scheduled Saturday, March 28, 2020 Tunnel Pond Opening Day, Free Fishing Event. This decision was made to meet the recommendations of avoiding large crowds.   Tunnel Pond will open for regular fishing season on Wednesday, […]

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Nez Perce Tribe to Host Cultural Event in McCall

McCall, Idaho- On June 21, 2019, the Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) will host a cultural event at Legacy and Depot Park in the city of McCall from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (MST). The event, titled Capáaya Qéelewit (tsa-pie-ya ka-lau-wit), meaning “soon reunion, a coming together of people”, will include a salmon bake, singing, dancing, […]

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Nez Perce Tribe to Sign Title IV-E Agreement with State of Idaho

After years of meeting and negotiating, the State of Idaho (State) and the Nez Perce Tribe(Tribe), will officially sign an agreement granting the Tribe eligibility under Title IV-E of theSocial Security Act. The agreement will integrate systems between the Tribe and the IdahoDepartment of Health and Welfare. Title IV-E of the Social Security Act provides […]

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