The Nez Perce have a special relationship with the lands they call home. Nez Perce National Historical Park, along with its Tribal partners, work to preserve these special and sacred places and honor the stories that are associated with them.
Clicking on the links above will take you to pages devoted to the various themes and sites related to Nez Perce National Historical Park. To view a comprehensive list of the park's 38 sites, please click here.
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.