• Nez Perce National Historical Park. Front Page banner photograph is of Heart of the Monster, an ancient place where the Nez Perce creation story originates. The secondary page photograph is of Nez Perce beadwork.

    Nez Perce

    National Historical Park ID,MT,OR,WA



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To keep the park's friends and partners aware of what's going on around the park, from time-to-time the publishes a newsletter. The most recent as well as archived versions of this newsletter are available:

Friends and Partners no. 7
Friends and Partners no. 6
Friends and Partners no. 5
Friends and Partners no. 4
Friends and Partners no. 3
Friends and Partners no. 2
Friends and Partners no. 1

Did You Know?

In June 2005, this buffalo hide tipi was put up for the first time in fifty years.

In the museum collection of Nez Perce National Historical Park is a magnificent buffalo hide tipi made of eighteen separate hides. This tipi is one of only a few that are know to survive from the mid-nineteenth century. It was donated by the Lawyer family.