I Love Wallowa County – Arts. Music. Recreation. And Nez Perce Country

More Than The Arts, Music, And Pristine Landscapes. The Waláwas Are The Ancient Homeland Of The Nez Perce (Nimiipuu). Surrounded By The Eagle Cap Wilderness, glacial lakes, working ranches, and the wide open spaces of Eastern Oregon, it is considered one of the seven Wonders of Oregon, and the gateway to Hells Canyon. … Continue ReadingI Love Wallowa County – Arts. Music. Recreation. And Nez Perce Country

Tamkaliks is back! 30th Anniversary Celebration, July 22-24, 2022

Attend the 30th Anniversay Tamkaliks Celebration The Tamkaliks Committee and Nez Perce Wallowa Homeland are pleased to announce to move forward with planning the 2022 Tamkaliks Celebration. After canceling the powwow for the last two years out of concern for community health, we believe it is high time that we return, and … Continue ReadingTamkaliks is back! 30th Anniversary Celebration, July 22-24, 2022

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

Nez Perce Tribe renames artifact collection

Under the shade of mature hardwoods the Nez Perce Tribe ceremonially renamed a collection of its artifacts that spent more than a century in museum storage rooms thousands of miles away. Written by Katy NesbittPhotography by Angelika Ursula Dietrich Listen to the article Support this podcast with a small monthly donation to … Continue ReadingNez Perce Tribe renames artifact collection