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The Nez Perce Story; An Introduction
March 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm$25.00
Date: Saturday, March, 27 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Rich Wandschneider
Class size limited to 15
The Nez Perce Story class will cover:
- Traditional Plateau Indian culture and the impacts of white arrivals: disease, horses, fur trade, missionaries, settlers, and miners. This will take us up to the War of 1877.
- Immediate events preceding the War — Treaties of 1855, 1863, and Grant’s proposed division of the Wallowa Country in 1873. Some but not too much attention to the war itself; this is covered in numerous books and articles.
- The war’s aftermath, From Bear’s Paw to Indian Territory, and from Indian Territory back to the Northwest — but not to Oregon. Where and how the Nez Perce people live today; three reservations, a National Historical Park and the Nez Perce Wallowa Homeland.
For questions about this class email [email protected]
Must Pre-register below by March 24