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Julia Whitewolf (right) with daughter Cecilia Stevens (left).

NEZ PERCE TRAIL FOUNDATION

Official Partner of the NPNHT

The support of the Nez Perce National Historic Trail, designated by Congress on October 6, 1986, is a major activity of the Nez Perce Trail Foundation. The Trail route is 1,170 miles long, beginning at Wallowa Lake, Oregon, and ending at the Bear Paw Battleground in Montana. The Nez Perce Trail Foundation is dedicated to the preservation, protection, and commemoration of all aspects of the heritage of the Nez Perce War of 1877 and its aftermath. A significant Foundation goal is to have the Nez Perce route available to auto travel, hiking, and equestrian use for experiencing the history, recreational and ceremonial observances.

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FINAL DAYS!

GET YOUR DONATIONS IN TODAY!

NPTF  “MEMORIAL TOTE BAG” FUNDRAISER

We ALWAYS Need You!

Dear Members and Friends,

As you have read in the latest edition of “Hinme•t Events Bulletin”, the women descendants of the warriors that participated in the War of 1877 are being honored at the Tamkaliks Celebration and Pow Wow, Wallowa, Oregon in July. They were a group of “warriors” in their own right; living in constant fear while feeding their families, nurturing their children, supporting their husbands, caring for the wounded, burying the dead, and leaving those behind that could not keep up. And walking . . . forever walking . . . on foot over the endless obstacles, barriers, and dangers on the Trail of 1,170 miles. Few names of these great women are listed in the history books, even though they played an integral part in the Nez Perce quest for freedom. Few names related to the past are spoken today, even though they gave their hearts and lives to the cause.

I am personally asking each of you to honor these women by donating $20. or more for the purchase of a “Memorial Tote Bag” for each of the descendants. The Nez Perce Trail Foundation continues its work in the usual capacity of preserving, protecting, and commemorating the Trail, but this opportunity to participate on a more personal level is invaluable. As a group, it will be our way to reach out to the (Nimiipuu) people themselves. It can also be our way of honoring their heritage while forging new friendships.

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We must reach our financial goal by July 1, 2015. 

Sincerely, Karen Heagen

Secretary, NPTF

 Nez Perce Trail Foundation

*Please make a notation of “Tote Bag Fundraiser” on your payment.

Or send your generous donation to:

The Nez Perce Trail Foundation  •  P.O. Box 5024  • Bend, Oregon 97708

Qe’ciye’w’yew  (Thank You!)


Reserve Your Spot!

NPTF Summer Educational Trail Tour

July 17 – 24, 2015

Guided by the

Nez Perce Trail Foundation’s

Duane Heglie & Karen Heagen

New sites, new stories, new friends, new adventures on a

Journey of a Lifetime this July!

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  Wallowa Valley    Tamkaliks Celebration & Friendship Feast 

  Nez Perce Nat’l. Historic Park, Spalding  •  White Bird  •  Clearwater  •  Lolo Trail 

  “Fort Fizzle”  •  Bitterroot Valley    Big Hole Battlefield 

  Guest Speakers and Demonstrations 

Click Here for Registration and Itinerary Information

or visit the Summer NPTF Educational Trail Tour page on this website

*Optional MSUN Credit Available  •  Space is Limited, Register NOW!


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Nez Perce Trail Foundation

Annual Scholarship

Applications are now being excepted for TWO $1,ooo Scholarships

generously funded by the Duane Heglie Family and Friends

Duane has been leading the NPTF Summer Tour Trips for the last 13 years,

and is also very involved with the education and future of the Nez Perce youth.

For more information and details, please contact Duane Heglie at:

1115 Arbor Place, El Dorado Hills, California 95762   •   916-933-1368

or email: heglie@comcast.net


 

2015 NPTF Board of Directors Meeting

will be held in Wallowa, Oregon in conjunction with the

Tamkaliks Celebration and Friendship Feast

July 17-19, 2015

Executive Committee Meeting    Friday, July 17 (Time TBD)
Board of Directors Meeting    Saturday, July 18
(10:30 a.m., Nez Perce Interpretive Center, Wallowa)

Please make your travel plans now. Your attendance at this meeting is very important.


 

The Nez Perce National Historic Park, Spalding, Idaho

Celebrates 50 Years!

Special 50th Anniversary Commemorative Pendleton Blanket for the NPNHP at Spalding

Special 50th Anniversary Commemorative Pendleton Blanket for the NPNHP at Spalding

Photo courtesy of NPNHP

Call 208-843-7020 or visit the website at:  www.nps.gov/nepe

 


 

The National Park Service Turns 100

On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service will mark its Centennial celebration, and will kick off a second century of stewardship of America’s National Parks.

For more information, please visit

www.nps.gov/centennial/

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Photo courtesy of the Idaho State Historical Society

Photo courtesy of the Idaho State Historical Society


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VIEW THE NPTF WEBSITE ON YOUR MOBILE DEVICE

Our new web design is mobile friendly. Now you can access our site as you travel the trail.

As always, go to NezPerceTrail.net,  and we will be instantly formatted on your phone or mobile device.


 

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Nu’nim Himyu’uma ka Lawtiwa’ama

(Our relatives and Friends)

The Official Language Program of the Nee-Me-Poo

Click here to find out more about the language

“Landscape of History, The Nez Perce Story”

(Youtube Video of the Nez Perce► 19:59)

 


*** NPTF Business Plan ***

The NPTF has developed business development plans for 2015

Would YOU like to be a part of preserving and experiencing history? YOU can make a difference.

The NPTF and TRAIL Preservation efforts are growing, and we need YOU.

Current Openings in

Marketing and Grants

This is a voluntary position, requiring accounting skills.

*Also Consider serving on the Executive Committee or Board of Directors

as Term Positions become Available

Please inquire at: Khnezpercetrail@gmail.com

 


ONGOING PLANS to UPDATE and REVISE the

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN for the NEZ PERCE (NEE-ME-POO)

NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL

NPNHT

 For more information, please see

http://www.fs.usda.gov/npnht

Click on “Quick Links” in the right column

“COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT PLAN REVISION”

The public is encouraged to view the video “A Landscape of History”


 Ask for FREE 2015 Updated Auto Tour Brochures

as a companion to the VIRTUAL TOUR

Available at the many official Nez Perce National Historic Trail Sites

(Click here to go to Virtual Tour)

(Click here to see feature as printed in Pathways Autumn 2012)

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2015 NPNHT Desk Planners

NPTF calendar

These beautiful calendars are still available to all NPTF Members

If you haven’t received yours, please contact Roger Peterson-NFS for your copy today.

rmpeterson@fs.fed.us

 

Last updated: June 27, 2015 at 0:21 am


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