Designating the Nez Perce National Historical Park in the state of Idaho
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Designating the Nez Perce National Historical Park in the state of Idaho report (to accompany H.R. 2032) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historic sites -- Law and legislation -- Idaho.,
  • National parks and reserves -- Law and legislation -- Idaho.,
  • Nez Perce National Historical Park (Idaho)

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Edition Notes

SeriesReport / 102d Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 102-258.
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15296879M

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The Nez Perce National Historical Park is spread out over 38 sites in 4 states. We only visited the park headquarters in Spalding, Idaho which contains a visitor center and museum, and hiking trails. The museum is small, but informative. A film about the Nez Perce tribe, “Of /5(58). The 38 sites of Nez Perce National Historical Park are scattered across the states of Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana and have been designated to commemorate the stories and history of the Nimiipuu and their interaction with explorers, fur traders, missionaries, soldiers, settlers, gold miners, and farmers who moved through or into the area. Nez Perce, American Indian collections and lesson plans, including baskets, sally bags, beadwork, clothing, paintings, historic photos, archeological artifacts. The official brochure and map for Bear Paw Battlefield, one of 38 sites in the Nez Perce National Historical Park, is available for download. Bear Paw Battlefield brochure and map - sides one and two (PDF - 1,kb) State Highway Maps. Nez Perce National Historical Park is spread across four states and hundreds of miles of highway.

The Nez Perce (/ ˌ n ɛ z ˈ p ɜːr s /; autonym: Niimíipuu, meaning "the walking people" or "we, the people") are an Indigenous people of the Plateau who have lived on the Columbia River Plateau in the Pacific Northwest region for at le years.. Members of the Sahaptin language group, the Niimíipuu were the dominant people of the Columbia Plateau for much of that time, especially. The Nez Perce National Historical Park was established in to tell the story of the Nez Perce (Nimiipuu) people. Spread out over four states, following the route of the conflict this park offers something for everyone. The history and culture of the Nez Perce surrounds the park.   Today Nez Perce National Historical Park in north-central Idaho commemorates these people and their history. The park is like the story itself - a complex mosaic. Authorized by Congress in , it comprises 24 sites - 4 administered by the National Park Service and 20 managed by State, tribal, local, or other Federal : National Park Service. Nearly all of the sites are located on or near state highways and are identified by prominent signs. Spalding Visitor Center, Nez Perce National Historical Park The Spalding Visitor Center is 11 miles east of Lewison of U.S. Hwy Big Hole National Battlefield is located ten miles west of Wisdom, Montana on state highway Location: US High Spalding, , ID.

The natural resources of Nez Perce National Historical Park are diverse and complex. The park sites, scattered throughout four states, are mostly small pockets of land surrounded by a patchwork of private, local, state, tribal, and federal lands. had become the boom town of Florence. When Idaho County was established February 4, by the first Idaho Territorial Legislature, Florence was named the county seat. With the influx of miners and settlers into the area, conflicts arose with the native inhabitants culminating with the Nez Perce War. As gold fever waned, so did Size: 1MB. Nez Perce museum in Spalding, Idaho, is hub for Nez Perce National Historical Park and a nation that spread across several states.   Nez Perce National Historical Park features 38 sites in the region that are associated with the Nez Perce and their attempt to get to Canada. This slideshow focuses on sites in .