Nez Perce National Historical Park
Nez Perce National Historical Park offers a unique opportunity to learn about a people and culture that has been part of this land for thousands of years.
To experience this special place, we have provided all of the information that you need to schedule a program and get information on how to use the story of the Nez Perce in your classroom. Enjoy your visit!
Did You Know?
In September of 1805 Lewis and Clark crossed into Nez Perce country. A debate ensued among the Nez Perce. Should they assist these strangers or attack them? A female Nez Perce elder, Wetxuuwíis (Wet-k'hoo-wees)urged her people to do them no harm. Her words were heeded; the expedition was welcomed.