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

Celebrating 75 Years of Chief Joseph Days in 2021 with CJD’s Stage Coach from 2004

“FEEL THE THUNDER”  Always the last full week in July! FEATURED PICTURE: With Dave Turner and Keith Waters at the 2004 Chief Joseph Days Grand Parade. 2004 was the first parade that I covered for the love of the event and the sport of rodeo before officially working for Chief Joseph Days … Continue ReadingCelebrating 75 Years of Chief Joseph Days in 2021 with CJD’s Stage Coach from 2004

WETXUUWÍITIN​ – Returned home after a period of captivity

The renaming of the Spalding-Allen Collection A Historic Event for the Nimiipuu the renaming of the Spalding-Allen Collection WETXUUWÍITIN “returned home after a period of captivity” On June 26, 2021, Katy Nesbitt and I traveled from the “Wallowa Homeland” to the Nez Perce National Historical Park outside of Lapwei, Idaho, to witness … Continue ReadingWETXUUWÍITIN​ – Returned home after a period of captivity

My Warrior Mamas, their young, and Angus History

Angus At Highview Angus Ranch, Enterprise, oregon Living on a cattle ranch brings wonderful and unique opportunities to take pictures just like this one if one is knowledgeable about natural cattle behavior and most of all PATIENT & KIND:). Highview Angus Ranch is located in the beautiful cattle country of Northeastern Oregon … Continue ReadingMy Warrior Mamas, their young, and Angus History