A Reunion of Tradition, Pride, and Friendship​ at the 2022 Nez Perce Encampment Pavilion

2022 NEZ PERCE ENCAMPMENT A Reunion of Tradition, Pride, and Friendship With temperatures close to 100 degrees, Nez Perce tribal members and visitors gathered in Joseph east of the Harley Tucker Memorial Arena to share the Nez Perce’s culture and traditions during the last day of Chief Joseph Days.Following the Grand Parade, … Continue ReadingA Reunion of Tradition, Pride, and Friendship​ at the 2022 Nez Perce Encampment Pavilion

The Return of the Nez Perce Encampment Pavilion during Chief Joseph Days

The First Nez Perce Pow Wow Since the covid-19 outbreak in 2020. Reunited at last! Once again and to the joy of tribal members and visitors alike, the Nez Perce gathered in Joseph to share their culture and traditions during the week of Chief Joseph Days. Natives as much as non-natives are … Continue ReadingThe Return of the Nez Perce Encampment Pavilion during Chief Joseph Days

A Reunion of Tradition, Pride, and Friendship

The Nez Perce Encampment Pavilion Every year in July, the Nez Perce Homeland becomes a place of reunion for descendants of the original inhabitants of Wal’waama, also known as Wallowa County.  The Weekend after Tamkaliks the Nez Perce gather in Joseph to continue to share their culture and traditions with locals and … Continue ReadingA Reunion of Tradition, Pride, and Friendship