There is a variety of information available on the history and mission of the National Park Service that might be helpful in planning lessons.
Many parks around the system also have lesson plans and other information online, allowing students and teachers to explore the park system from the classroom. Lesson plans, education guides and general information for educators on history topics.
If you would like to learn more about the establishment and history of Nez Perce National Historical Park and Big Hole National Battlefield, there are administrative histories available here:
Did You Know?
Salmon is a sacred fish for the Nez Perce. It is sustained them for thousands of years and has shaped their culture and religion. Today the Nez Perce Tribe is playing a leading role in the restoration of wild Salmon runs in the Columbia River Plateau.